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Susan Steelman

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentLibrary Administration
Address110 ED II
320 UAMS Campus Dr.
Mail Slot # 586
Little Rock AR 72205
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    Other Roles
    IACUC Librarian [since 2005]

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    A tenured Professor with 20+ years of reference and expert searching experience, Susan is the Head of Education & Research Services at the UAMS Library. On the UAMS campus, Susan works with many UAMS committees and groups including IACUC, ANGELS, and the Surgical Education Research Working Group (SERWG).

    Susan is active with the Medical Library Association and is currently a member of the MLA National Program Committee for the 2018 Atlanta conference. At the regional level, she has served on many committees and held various elected offices with the South Central Chapter of MLA (SCC/MLA) including serving as President in 2013. In 2015 she received SCC/MLA’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award.

    In 2016, Susan was awarded an Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) scholarship to attend the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians.

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    Medical Library Association
    South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association

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    Head of Education & Research Services - UAMS Library

    Member, Management Team - UAMS Library

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    2016Elizabeth K. Eaton Research Award - 3rd Place for Contributed Posters "Spheres of Influence...", SCC/MLA
    2016Scholarship to attend Harvard's Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL)
    2015Distinguished Service Award, SCC/MLA
    2012Honorable Mention - Contributed Posters "Rave Renovations", SCC/MLA
    2010Wm. D. Postell, Sr. Professional Development Award, SCC/MLA
    2009Elizabeth K. Eaton Research Award - 1st Place for Contributed Posters, SCC/MLA
    2009Elizabeth K. Eaton Research Award - 3rd Place for Contributed Papers, SCC/MLA
    2009MLA Research Award - 1st Place for Research Posters, Medical Library Association
    2007MLA Research Award - 2nd Place for Research Posters "Changing Search Behavior...", Medical Library Association
    2006Research Award - 2nd Place for Contributed Posters "Marooned in an Ocean...", SCC/MLA

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    As the department head, Susan leads 4 professional librarians in all educational programming available via the Research Dept. She teaches classes to UAMS faculty, staff and students in the areas of:
    * Evidence Based Medicine
    * Responsible Literature Searching,
    * Advanced Searching Techniques,
    * NIH Public Access Policy Compliance and more.

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    Susan’s funded research interests include:
    * Outreach to Public Librarians & Health Professionals
    * Outreach to Displaced Populations with Health Information

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    UG4LM012345     (STEELMAN, SUSAN C)May 23, 2019 - Apr 30, 2020
    NIH/National Library of Medicine - Pass Through: University of North Texas Health Science Center
    Individualized Health Information Program Partner - UAMS Libary
    Role: Principal Investigator

    HHSN     (STEELMAN, SUSAN)May 1, 2015 - Apr 30, 2016
    NIH/National Library of Medicine - Pass Through: Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
    NN/LM SCR Resource Library Outreach Awardd 2015-2016 Connecting with Arkansas Health Professionals, Consumers, Librarians and Public Health Workers to Promote NLM Resources
    Role: Principal Investigator

    HHSN266200400073C     (STEELMAN, SUSAN C)May 1, 2014 - Apr 30, 2015
    NIH/National Library of Medicine - Pass Through: Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
    NN/LM SCAR Resource Library Outreach Subcontract 2014-2015 Pormoting NLM Resource
    Role: Principal Investigator

    HHSN-276-2011-00007-C     (EASLEY, MYRA S)Dec 15, 2011 - Apr 30, 2012
    NIH/National Library of Medicine - Pass Through: Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
    NN/LM SCR Historical Preservation and Digitization Award
    Role: Principal Investigator

    U48DP001943     (RACZYNSKI, JAMES M)Sep 30, 2009 - Sep 29, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator

    NO1-LM-1-3515     Feb 1, 2003 - Nov 30, 2004
    National Network of Libraries of Medicine/NLM - Pass Through: Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
    Information Access for Public Health Professionals
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Whitcombe D, Magann E, Steelman S, Hu Z, Ounpraseuth S. Amniotic fluid volume and pregnancy outcomes in twin pregnancies: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Australas J Ultrasound Med. 2023 Nov; 26(4):249-257. PMID: 38098617.
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    2. Danylchuk NR, Cook L, Shane-Carson KP, Cacioppo CN, Hardy MW, Nusbaum R, Steelman SC, Malinowski J. Telehealth for genetic counseling: A systematic evidence review. J Genet Couns. 2021 10; 30(5):1361-1378. PMID: 34355839.
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    3. Long CR, Rowland B, Steelman SC, McElfish PA. Outcomes of disease prevention and management interventions in food pantries and food banks: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2019 08 21; 9(8):e029236. PMID: 31439606.
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    4. Thomas K, Wong KH, Steelman SC, Rodriguez A. Surgical Risk Assessment and Prevention in Elderly Spinal Deformity Patients. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2019; 10:2151459319851681. PMID: 31192027.
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    5. McElfish PA, Yeary K, Sinclair IA, Steelman S, Esquivel MK, Aitaoto N, Kaholokula K, Purvis RS, Ayers BL. Best Practices for Community-Engaged Research with Pacific Islander Communities in the US and USAPI: A Scoping Review. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019; 30(4):1302-1330. PMID: 31680100.
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    6. McElfish PA, Ayers BL, Purvis RS, Long CR, Sinclair K, Esquivel M, Steelman SC. Best practices for community-engaged participatory research with Pacific Islander communities in the USA and USAPI: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2018 01 24; 8(1):e019653. PMID: 29371285.
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    7. Long CR, Rowland B, Steelman SC, McElfish PA. Outcomes of disease prevention and management interventions in food pantries and food banks: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2017 Oct 05; 7(10):e018022. PMID: 28982837.
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    8. Rabie N, Magann E, Steelman S, Ounpraseuth S. . Oligohydramnios in complicated and uncomplicated pregnancies: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016; Epub Ahead of Print.
    9. Lee DR, Hinson AM, Siegel ER, Steelman SC, Bodenner DL, Stack BC. Comparison of Intraoperative versus Postoperative Parathyroid Hormone Levels to Predict Hypocalcemia Earlier after Total Thyroidectomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Sep; 153(3):343-9. PMID: 26209077.
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    10. Vuk J, Anders ME, Mercado CC, Kennedy RL, Casella J, Steelman SC. Impact of simulation training on self-efficacy of outpatient health care providers to use electronic health records. Int J Med Inform. 2015 Jun; 84(6):423-9. PMID: 25746460.
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    11. Gurley BJ, Steelman SC, Thomas SL. Multi-ingredient, caffeine-containing dietary supplements: history, safety, and efficacy. Clin Ther. 2015 Feb 01; 37(2):275-301. PMID: 25262198.
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    12. Steelman SC, Thomas SL. Academic health sciences librarians' contributions to institutional animal care and use committees. J Med Libr Assoc. 2014 Jul; 102(3):215-9. PMID: 25031565.
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    13. Smith BL, Sandlin AT, Bird TM, Steelman SC, Magann EF. Maternal mortality in the Mississippi Delta region. South Med J. 2014 May; 107(5):275-9. PMID: 24937723.
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