Christopher Hooper-Lane, MA, AHIP

Position title: Library Director


Phone: 608-263-9324

Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 2318


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Library Administration
Physician Assistant Program Liaison
Clinical Sciences Team


Distinguished Academic Librarian
AHIP (Senior), Academy of Health Information Professionals
M.A., Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., Zoology (equivalent), University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., Education (Broad Field Science), University of Wisconsin-Madison


Buckingham WR, Bishop L, Hooper-Lane C, Anderson B, Wolfson J, Shelton SV, Kind AJ. A systematic review of geographic indices of disadvantage with implications for older adults. JCI Insight. 2021 Sep 21:e141664. PMID: 34546974

El-Gabri D, McDow AD, Quamme SP, Hooper-Lane C, Greenberg CC, Long KL. Surgical coaching for advancement of global surgical skills and capacity: a systematic review. The Journal of Surgical Research. 2020;246:499-505. PMID: 31679798

Chaddha A, Hooper-Lane C, Modaff D, Feldstein D. Device and non-device-guided slow breathing to reduce blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2019; 45:179-184. PMID: 31331557

Hitchcock ME, Hooper-Lane C. Searching for evidence. In: Murphy MP, Staffileno BA, Foreman MD, eds. Research for Advanced Practice Nurses: From Evidence to Practice. 3rd Ed. New York: Springer; 2018.

Dresang L, Hooper-Lane C. What are the benefits/risks of giving betamethasone to women at risk of late preterm labor? Journal of Family Practice. 2018;67(7):448-449. PMID: 29989619

Hahn TW, Kraus C, Hooper-Lane C. What is the optimal frequency for dental checkups for children and adults? Journal of Family Practice. 2017;66(11):699-700. PMID: 29099514

Kraus C, Hooper-Lane C. Are oral emergency contraceptives a safe and effective form of long-term birth control? Journal of Family Practice. 2017;66(10):632-634. PMID: 28991943

Haun N, Hooper-Lane C, Safdar N. Healthcare personnel attire and devices as fomites: a systematic review. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2016:37(11):1367-1373. PMID: 27609491

Freund J, Kraus C, Hooper-Lane C. How effective are opioids for chronic low back pain? Journal of Family Practice. 2015;64(9):584-5. PMID: 26546957

Huckabay, CA, Schultz D, Hooper-Lane C. Are antibiotics effective for acute flares of chronic asthma? Evidence-Based Practice. 2010;13(12):8. doi: 10.1097/01.EBP.0000541063.05878.30

Evensen A, Elliott M, Hooper-Lane C. Which patients benefit from lowering LDL to <100 mg/dL? Journal of Family Practice. 2010;59(12):706-8.  PMID: 21135927

Eglash A, Hooper-Lane C, Schneider DM. What is the most beneficial diet for patients with diverticulosis? Journal of Family Practice. 2006;55(9):813-5. PMID: 16948968

Hooper-Lane C, Combs AM, Feldstein D. Finding the best available evidence: what’s new? WMJ: Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2005;104(3):18-21. PMID: 15966626

Sorgenfrei R, Hooper-Lane C. Book selection responsibilities for the reference librarian: professional benefit or burden. Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services. 2001;25(2):171-8. doi: 10.1016/S1464-9055(01)00189-0

Hooper-Lane C. Spotlight on the subject knowledge of chemistry librarians: results of a survey. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. 1999;23. doi: 10.5062/F4W9574V