Author Archives: Sharon Leslie

About Sharon Leslie

Sharon is the subject librarian for Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Respiratory Therapy. She is available for research consultations by contacting her at sleslie@gsu.edu or 404-413-2855.

Updated Library Food and Drink Policy

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Because the University Library strives to provide a clean and well-maintained facility conducive to study and research, food and drinks are allowed in some public areas with the following exceptions: Food is not permitted at any computer station in all areas … Continue reading

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David Sackett, “Father” of Evidence-Based Medicine

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David Sackett, MD, OC, FRSC, MSc, FRCP, clinical epidemiologist, and founding Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration, has died. In 1967, Dr. Sackett founded the world’s first department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Ontario. He founded and … Continue reading

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Seminar: Major Pediatric Diabetes Prevention Trial

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Anita Nucci, PhD, MPH, RD, LD of the School of Nursing and Health Professions Nutrition Department will present “Nutritional Prevention of Type I Diabetes: A Research Trial.” Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Student Center, Suite 220 Dr. Nucci … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: Yu-Ping Chen, Physical Therapy Department

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Congratulations to Dr. Yu-Ping Chen and her colleagues in the Georgia State University Department of Physical Therapy and the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences on the recent publication: Chen YP, Caldwell M, Dickerhoof E, Hall A, Odakura B, Morelli K, … Continue reading

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Atlanta Beltline Health Initiatives Lecture

The Georgia State University Community is invited to join the School of Public Health for its’ annual Urban Health Disparities Lecture.  This year, the speaker is Paul Morris, president and CEO of the Atlanta Beltline, Inc.  Mr. Morris will speak … Continue reading

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Publication Retractions Take YEARS to Appear in PubMed

Performing a complex literature review can be challenging; taking into account whether the resulting articles have been retracted, have erratum or have been corrected and republished makes the task even more difficult. Researchers in Lyon, France found that the time-lag … Continue reading

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World Health Organization joins Europe PubMed Central

The World Health Organisation (WHO), now follows an open access policy to ensure the widespread dissemination of scientific research. The policy applies to all WHO-authored or WHO-funded research published in external journals and books. From the WHO website: Journal articles … Continue reading

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