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Peggy Gross, MA, MLIS, AHIP Welch Medical Library
Public Health Informationist 2024 Bldg. 1-200, C-9
mgross21@jhmi.edu 410-502-7574

Office Hours

 

Bloomberg School of Public Health (Please drop in! Office E5640)

Tuesdays 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

 

Departments

 

As your contact at Welch Medical Library, I collaborate with faculty, programs, and students to support research.  I provide a variety of information services to the following academic departments within the Bloomberg School of Public Health:

 

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Informatics
  • International Health
  • Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

 

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW CO-AUTHORSHIP

 

Garcia-Larsen V, Nie J, Gross P, Waidyatillake N. Dietary risk factors for poor lung function and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in low and middle income countries. PROSPERO. 2018 CRD42018093518 Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018093518

 

Hayford KT, Holroyd TA, Schiaffino F, Chang RH, Wanyiri J, Gross M, et al. Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy, validity, and acceptability of oral fluids and capillary blood for measurement of antibodies to vaccine preventable infectious diseases. Poster presented at: Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research; 2018 April 23-25; Bethesda, MD. 2018. https://www.dropbox.com/s/pd500dc0vyh6rl8/IVAC_ACVR_Holroyd_2018_final2.pptx?dl=0

 

Scott K, Beckham S, Gross M, Pariyo G, Rao K, Cometto G, Perry HB. What do we know about community-based practitioner programs? A systematic review of reviews on community health workers and their integration with health systems. Commissioned by the World Health Organization. Paper presented at: Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health; 2017 November; Dublin, Ireland.

 

Pereda MA, Chavez MA, Hooper-Miele CC, Gilman RH, Steinhoff MC, Ellington LE, Gross M, et al. Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in children: a meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2015. 135:4. PMID:25780071

 

Strauss N, LeFevre A, Gross P, Jones T, Agarwal S, Labrique A. Systematic review of economic evaluations of eHealth programs in middle and low income countries. Paper presented at: Global System for Mobile Communications Conference; 2015

 

Chavez MA, Shams N, Ellington LE, Naithani N, Gilman RH, Steinhoff MC, Santosham M, Black RE, Price C, Gross M, Checkley W. Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Respiratory Research. 2014. 15:50. PMID:24758612

 

Twose C, Rosman L, Gross P, Hesson D, Adamo J, Li T, Saldanha I, Vedula S, Dickersin K. An interdisciplinary collaboration to teach systematic review methods. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Meeting; 2013 May; Boston MA.

 

Saati A, Ogunsanya O, Gross P, Towse C, Saber-Tehrani A, Omron R, Melnick T, Lehmann H, Newman Toker D. diagnostic computerized decision support systems in the emergency department: a systematic review. Poster presented at: Diagnostic Errors in Medicine: 5th International Conference; 2012 November; Baltimore MD.

 

IN THE HOPPER: Co-authorship Projects

 

De Broucker G, Kang S, Gross M, Del Campo JM, Constela D. Cost of infectious diseases in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review of studies on cost of illness and economic burden. The Health Systems Research Conference. Fall 2018. Liverpool, UK. (June 4 notification)

 

Hayford KT, Holroyd TA, Schiaffino F, Chang RH, Wanyiri J, Gross M, et al. Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy, validity, and acceptability of oral fluids and capillary blood for measurement of antibodies to vaccine preventable infectious diseases. (Journal undecided)

 

Rosman L, Gross M, Julie Twose C. Crossing the chasm: Library curriculum courses in a school of public health offer equal opportunity in the online environment. American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA (June notification).

 

Scott K, Beckham S, Gross M, Pariyo G, Rao K, Cometto G, Perry HB. What do we know about community-based health worker programs? A systematic review of existing reviews on community health workers and their integration with health systems. Human Resources for Health. 2018. (submitted)

 

El Asmar M. Zhang J, Chang V, Wen J, Gross M, Awan A. Sex-specific differences in response to immune checkpoint blockade: A systematic review and meta-analysis. (Journal undecided)

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

Gross, M, Blanck, JF, Hesson, DD, Minter, CIJ, Rosman, L, Twose, C, Seymour, AK. "Information Seeking Needs and Behaviors for Global Health: Mapping Welch Medical Library's Global Health Information Services." Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference. Boston, Massachusetts, March 26 - 28, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2015.02.578

 

Gross, M., and Goode, VH. The Informationist's Role in 21st Century Medicine. Maryland Medicine. 2012 March;13(1). PMID:22787932

 

Gross, M. Sense-making in Theory and Practice: A Metatheoretical foundation and application for health information seeking, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. MLIS Thesis Director: John MacMullen. http://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/16192

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Gross, M, Blanck, JF, Hesson, DD, Minter, CIJ, Rosman, L, Twose, C, Seymour, AK. "Information Seeking Needs and Behaviors for Global Health: Mapping Welch Medical Library's Global Health Information Services." Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference; 2015 March 26 - 28; Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2015.02.578

 

Gross, P. and Wright, R., Welch Library Bioinformatics Portal. Poster Presented at: Seventh Annual Young Investigators Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics; 2013 October; Baltimore, MD.

 

Hesson, D., Wang, P., Gross, P., Twose, C., Rosman, L., Katzen, S. Distance Education: How a School of Public Health Informationist Program Responds. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Meeting; 2013 May; Boston, MA.

 

Wright, R., and Gross, P. Welch Library Bioinformatics Support Services. Poster presented at: Sixth Annual Young Investigators Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics; 2012 October; Baltimore, MD.

 

Gross, M. Making Sense of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Minority Populations: Online Information Seeking by First-Degree Relatives. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Meeting; 2011 May; Minneapolis, MN.

 

Gross, M., Syperda, V., Sharkady, S. iPads and Online Health Information at the YMCA: A Service Learning Partnership between 2nd Year Medical Students and 7th Graders. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, 2011 May; Minneapolis, MN.

 

Skickie E, Adair B, Buckley A, Corey S, Kichler, A, Kirkpatrick A, KopickyL, Mody S, Sheth S, Streiff W, Wong M, Gross, M., Sharkady S, Syperda V. Access to e-health information and basic medical concepts: A service-learning partnership between second year medical students and a 7th grade YMCA after school initiative. Poster presented at: American Association of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting; 2011 Spring; Washington D.C.

 

Currie, L. and Gross, M. Sister, Sister: Rethinking Sense-Making Theory through Consciousness-Raising. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association-MAR; 2010; Chapel Hill, NC. October. http://courseweb.lis.illinois.edu/~gross12/Resume/2010MAC_MLA.xml

 

Gross, M. Online Information Experiences of First-Degree Relatives of Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Lightning Poster Presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Meeting; May 2010; Washington D.C. http://courseweb.lis.illinois.edu/~gross12/Resume/MLA_2010/s0001.htm