Leslie Christensen

Position title: Head of Clinical, Academic, & Research Services

Email: leslie.christensen@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-9047

HSLC Room 2333



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Head of Clinical, Academic, & Research Services
Family Medicine Liaison
Medical Education Liaison
Clinical Sciences Team
Systematic Reviews Team
Reference & Instruction
Public Services


M.A., Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A., English Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selected Publications

Lozar T, Wang W, Gavrielatou N, Christensen L, Lambert PF, Harari PM, Rimm DL, Burtness B, Kuhar CG, Carchman EH. Emerging prognostic and predictive significance of stress keratin 17 in HPV-associated and non HPV-associated human cancers: a scoping review. Viruses. 2023;15(12):2320. doi:10.3390/v15122320. PMID: 38140561

Rutkowkski RA, Scheer E, Carlson C, Parks R, Pulia MS, Patterson BW, Shah MN, Hoonakker PLT, Carayon P, Smith M, Christensen LA, Werner NE. A scoping review of work system elements that influence emergency department disposition decision-making. Hum Factors Health. 2023;4:100059. doi:10.1016/j.hfh.2023.100059

Long HL, Christensen L, Hayes S, Hustad KC. Vocal characteristics of infants at risk for speech motor involvement: a scoping review. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2023;66(11):4432-4460. doi:10.1044/2023_JSLHR-23-00336.  PMID: 37850852

Williams M, Richard-Davis G, Williams PL, Christensen L, Ward E, Schrager S. A review of African American women’s experiences in menopause. Menopause. 2022;29(11):1331-1337. doi:10.1097/GME.0000000000002060. PMID: 36126249

Gao Y, Dligach D, Christensen L, et al. A scoping review of publicly available language tasks in clinical natural language processing. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022;29(10):1797-1806. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocac127. PMID: 35923088

Schwartz PB, Christensen L, Zafar SN. How to perform an effective literature review. Am J Surg. 2022;224(3):1019-1022. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2022.04.026. PMID: 35534295.

Gifford A, Gettel CJ, Falvey JR, Hoang L, Christensen LA, Hwang U, Shah MN, The GEAR 2.0-ADC Network. Emergency department care transitions for patients with cognitive impairment: a scoping review. Poster presented at: Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias Research Day 2022; April 2022; Madison, WI.

Gettel CJ, Falvey JR, Gifford A, Hoang L, Christensen LA, Hwang U, Shah MN, GEAR 2.0 Network. Emergency department care transitions for patients with cognitive impairment: a scoping review.  J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022;23(8):1313.e1-1313.e13. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2022.01.076. PMID: 35247358

Brackett A, Christensen L, Doering M, Wescott A. Project Teamwork! Creating a successful collaborative scoping review process across four academic libraries. Poster presented at: North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries Virtual Annual Meeting; October 25-26, 2021.

Hitchcock ME, Christensen LA. Searching for evidence. In: Staffileno BA, Murphy MP, Buchholz SW, eds. Research for Advanced Practice Nurses: From Evidence to Practice. 4th Ed. Springer; 2021: 15-34.

Lee SL, Hall WA, Morris ZS, Christensen L, Bassetti M. MRI-guided radiation therapy. Adv Oncol. 2021;1:29-39. doi: 10.1016/j.yao.2021.02.003. Epub 2021 May 19. PMID: 37064601

Lee SL, Yadav P, Starekova J, Christensen L, Chandereng T, Chappell R, Reeder SB, Bassetti MF. Diagnostic performance of MRI for esophageal carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Radiology. 2021;299(3):583-594. doi:10.1148/radiol.2021202857. PMID: 33787334

Musuuza JS, Watson L, Parmasad V, Putman-Buehler N, Christensen L, Safdar N. Prevalence and outcomes of co-infection and superinfection with SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2021;16(5):e0251170. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0251170. PMID: 33956882