Claire Twose - New |

Find Your Informationist > Claire Twose


Claire Twose, MLIS Welch Medical Library
Associate Director 2024 Bldg. 1-213
Research Services 410-502-0490


Virtual Office Hours


Claire is available for an Adobe Connect Meeting by appointment. Please contact her by email.




I collaborate with faculty, academic departments, programs and students to support research, identify needed resources and communicate information about new products and services.


I am the informationist for the following departments:


  • Informatics (Div. of Health Sciences Informatics; others)
  • Johns Hopkins International
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Department of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy
  • Population, Family and Reproductive Health




Mayo-Wilson E, Hutfless S, Li T, Gresham G, Fusco N, Ehmsen J, Heyward J, Vedula S, Lock D, Haythornthwaite J, Payne JL, Cowley T, Tolbert E, Rosman L, Twose C, Stuart EA, Hong H, Doshi P, Suarez-Cuervo C, Singh S, Dickersin K. (2015). Integrating multiple data sources (MUDS) for meta-analysis to improve patient-centered outcomes research: a protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 2015 Nov 2;4:143.


Scott VK, Gottschalk LB, Wright KQ, Twose C, Bohren MA, Schmitt ME, Ortayli N. Community Health Workers' Provision of Family Planning Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of Effectiveness. Studies in Family Planning, 2015 Sep;46(3):241-61.


Anton B., Woodson S.M., Twose, C., Roderer, N. K. (2014).The persistence of clinical questions across shifts on an intensive care unit: an observational pilot study. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 2014 Jul;102(3):201-5.


Wieland L.S., Rutkow L, Vedula S.S., Kaufmann C.N., Rosman L.M., Twose C., Mahendraratnam N., Dickersin K. (2014). Who has used internal company documents for biomedical and public health research and where did they find them? PLoS One. May 6;9(5):e94709. doi: 10.1371


Tyus N.C., Gibbons M.C., Robinson K.A., Twose C., Guyer B. (2010). In the Shadow of Academic Medical Centers: A Systematic Review of Urban Health Research in Baltimore City. Journal of Community Health, 35(4), 433-52.


Craven, C. K., Goode, V., Twose, C., Zhang, D., Roderer, N. K. (2010). WelServe: The DBMS for capturing and tracking Welch medical library's embedded informationist service delivery at johns hopkins medical institutions. Journal of Library Administration., 50(4), 397-411.


Twose C., Swartz P., Bunker E., Roderer N.K., Oliver K.B. (2008). Public Health Practitioners' Information Access and Use Patterns in the Maryland (USA) Public Health Departments of Anne Arundel and Wicomico Counties. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 25(1), 13-22.


Oliver K.B., Dalrymple P., Lehmann H.P., McClellan D.A., Robinson K.A., Twose C. (2008). Bringing evidence to practice: a team approach to teaching skills required for an informationist role in evidence-based clinical and public health practice. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 96(1), 50-7.




Rosman L, Twose C, Li M, Saldanha I, Dickersin KA, Li T. Teaching searching in an intensive systematic review course: “how many citations should I expect to review?” September 21, 2013. Poster presentation, Cochrane Collaboration Annual Colloquia, Quebec City, Canada.


Twose C, Rosman L, Gross P, Hesson DD, Adamo JM, Li T, Saldanha I, Vedula SS, Dickersin KA. An Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Teach Systematic Review Methods. Paper Presentation. MLA Annual Meeting, May 5, 2013, Boston, MA.


Scherer, R and Twose C. Evidence Based Health Care and the Cochrane Collaboration. Paper Presentation. SLA; Chicago, IL, July 17, 2012


Vedula S, Mahendraratnam N, Rutkow L, Kaufmann C, Rosman L, Twose C, Dickersin KA. Snowballing technique to ensure comprehensiveness of search for systematic reviews: a case study. October 20, 2011. Poster presentation, Cochrane Collaboration Annual Colloquia, Madrid, Spain.


Twose C, Oliver KB, Roderer NK. Public Health Practitioners Information Access & Use: Conjoint Analysis as a Tool for Determining Information Preferences. World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference And Council, Libraries Without Borders: Navigating Towards Global Understanding. Satellite Conference, Role of Evidence Based Research in Medical Libraries. Paper presentation. August 2008, Quebec City, Canada.


Twose C. Anton B. Roderer N. Liaison Services for the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Paper Presentation. May 20, 2008, MLA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


Oliver KB; Dalrymple, P; Lehmann HP; McClellan DA; Robinson KA; Twose C. Bringing Evidence To Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role. In Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice. Paper Presentation, May 9, 2007 Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice 4, Raleigh, NC.


Li, T, Scherer, R. Twose, C, Anton, B, Dickersin, K. Identification Of Systematic Reviews In Vision Research, Poster Presentation, May 8, 2007, ARVO Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.