Leslie Christensen

Position title: Senior Academic Librarian

Email: leslie.christensen@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-9047

HSLC Room 2333



608-263-9047 (office)
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Family Medicine Liaison
Medical Education Liaison
Clinical Sciences Team
Systematic Reviews Team
Reference & Instruction
Public Services


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

Selected Publications

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