UW Health Sciences Library

Trail Staff:

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Emily Patridge, MLIS

Assistant Director of Clinical Research and Data Services, TRAIL Program Manager

University of Washington Health Sciences Library

Emily is the TRAIL project manager and leads the clinical library services and programs for the Health Sciences Library. Emily is available for consultations concerning literature searching, identification of research resources and utilization of literature resources. Emily is also available for idea incubation facilitation. Emily is tier-one support for REDCap.

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Andrea L. Ball, MLS, MSIM

Andrea is the Care Management and Population Health librarian at the University of Washington’s Health Sciences Library. She is an expert searcher and has been involved in the support of multiple research projects. She is available for consultations concerning literature searching, systematic review development, identification of research resources and the utilization of literature resources. As the clinical liaison, Andrea is well versed in direct support of patient care, quality improvement processes and overall population health.

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Frances Chu MLIS, MSN

Clinical Liaison and Content Librarian, University of Washington Health Sciences Library Adjunct Medical Librarian, Foley Library at Gonzaga University

Frances Chu MSN, MLIS is the clinical liaison and content librarian at University of Washington Health Sciences Library and adjunct medical librarian at Foley Library at Gonzaga University. She has worked as a librarian with a focus on health information since 2006. Prior to being a librarian, she worked as a registered nurse in medical-surgical units and cardiac/telemetry units in hospitals and as a family nurse practitioner. She is available for consultations concerning literature searching, identification of research resources and the utilization of literature resources. She also can assist nurses with their idea incubation ideas and help develop research projects.

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Ann Madhavan, MSLIS

Research and Data Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Chapter

Prior to working at the University of Washington, Ann Madhavan was the sole librarian at Public Health - Seattle & King County and also worked as a data indexer at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

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Ann Glusker, PhD MPH MLIS

Research and Data Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Chapter

Before coming to the University of Washington, Ann Glusker held positions as the data request epidemiologist at Public Health - Seattle & King County, the medical librarian at Group Health, and the consumer health librarian at The Seattle Public Library.

Ann and Ann are two of the four coordinators at the NN/LM Regional Medical Library, located at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library. They and their colleagues support collaboration, training and funding for libraries and community organizations serving researchers, health professionals and the public in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. They each provide backup support to other TRAIL staff, and assist with tier-one support for REDCap.

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Elizabeth Bedford, MSI

Elizabeth Bedford is the Data Services Projects Librarian at UW Libraries. Her goal is to assist researchers in properly caring for their data, from the time they put together their grant proposal’s Data Management Plan until they deposit their curated and documented data sets in an appropriate repository. She is available for consultation on data management best practices and standards, as well as data sharing and archiving.

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Bas de Veer, REDCap Lead, UW Medicine Research IT

Bas is a medical informatician who specializes in bridging the gap between the worlds of medicine and informatics. He possesses more than nine years of experience in the areas of software implementation, training, user experience, and research consulting.

Bas currently governs a REDCap installation of more than 4.500 users for the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, which is the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award at the University of Washington. In that capacity, he is responsible for end-user training, REDCap consulting, and the day-to-day operations of the local REDCap installation.

Bas earned both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Medical Informatics at the University of Amsterdam.

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Deric Ruhl, Linux System Administrator, HSL

Deric is providing technical support to the TRAIL project. He served with the WebSTOC group, developing and maintaining the nnlm.gov web site from 2013 to 2016. He can offer assistance with perl and python scripting, and provides consultation and troubleshooting regarding the data wall.

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Adam Garrett, Systems Manager, HSL

Adam is providing technology support to the TRAIL project, including the Amazon Echo device and 360' camera. He is also available for consultations regarding mobile app development.

Executive Sponsors:

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Tania Bardyn, MLIS, AHIP

Associate Dean of University Libraries
Director of the Health Sciences Library
Director, NN/LM PNR

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Sean D. Mooney, PhD

Chief Research Information Officer, UW Medicine
Professor, Department of Biomedical
Informatics & Medical Education

Carlos

Carlos De La Peña, MD, MBA, MHA

Executive Director
Institute for Translational Health
Sciences (ITHS)