Position

Medical Liaison Librarian
Library

Biography

As a lecturer and a Research/Liaison Librarian in Medical and Health area, Leila has been involved in supporting research as well as teaching and learning needs of academics and students since she gained her Master’s degree in Medical Library and Information studies.

Research supports:

Leila provides a wide variety of research services to academics, Research fellows and Research Higher Degree students including advanced literature searches, literature review, study desing, Research impact metrics and citation analysis: author, document and institution analysis, manuscripts publication process... . She is a team member of a few systematic reviews research projects and cooperate with desigining complex searches, translating searches into multiple resources, utilising Endnote to manage citations, PRISMA report, documenitng systematic searches process and helping with publishing the papers.

Teaching supports:

In consultation with topics coordinators, Leila plans and organises the Library lectures, intensive workshops and interactive lab-based activities. She delivers sessions to postgraduates, RHD students and Research fellows on the following topics:

  • Databases advanced search methods
  • Evidence based practice in medicine and health sciences
  • Systematic reviews process and literature searching
  • Text mining tools

Leila is currently a part-time PhD student in medical education at college of medicine and public health, Flinders University. Leila has co-authored a few systematic reviews papers that two of them are published in 2017.

Qualifications

  • Master's Medical Library and Information Studies
  • Bachelor's Library and Information Studies

Key responsibilities

Liaison Librarian for

Research expertise

  • Information literacy
  • Learning and teaching
  • Medical education

Research interests

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Health and Medicine
  • Knowledge translation
  • Evidnece-informed teaching

Publications

  • Reeve, C.A., Woolley, T., Ross, S.J., Mohammadi, L., Halili Jr, S."., Cristobal, F., et al. (2017). The impact of socially-accountable health professional education: A systematic review of the literatureUntitled Publication. Medical Teacher, 39(1) pp. 67-73.
    [10.1080/0142159X.2016.1231914] [Scopus]
  • Gesesew, H.A., Ward, P.R., Hajito, K.W., Feyissa, G.T., Mohammadi, L. and Mwanri, L. (2017). Discontinuation from Antiretroviral Therapy: A Continuing Challenge among Adults in HIV Care in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One, 12(1) pp. Art: e0169651.
    [10.1371/journal.pone.0169651] [Scopus]
  • Reeve, C.A., Woolley, T., Ross, S.J., Mohammadi, L., Halili Jr, S."., Cristobal, F., et al. (2017). The impact of socially-accountable health professional education: A systematic review of the literatureUntitled Publication. Medical Teacher, 39(1) pp. 67-73.
    [10.1080/0142159X.2016.1231914] [Scopus]
  • Gesesew, H.A., Ward, P.R., Hajito, K.W., Feyissa, G.T., Mohammadi, L. and Mwanri, L. (2017). Discontinuation from Antiretroviral Therapy: A Continuing Challenge among Adults in HIV Care in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One, 12(1) pp. Art: e0169651.
    [10.1371/journal.pone.0169651] [Scopus]

Contact

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Phone: +61 8 72218882
Email:
Location: Medical Library
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Further information

To make an appointment with Leila, please go to

http://flinders.libcal.com/appointment/6838

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