As a Clinical Informationist at the NIH Library, Judy Welsh works with the Critical Care Medicine Department, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, and Nursing and Patient Care Services.
Prior to joining the NIH Library, Judy worked as a registered nurse and later as an academic health sciences librarian at the University of California at Davis, where she served as liaison librarian to the Department of Internal Medicine and Coordinator of the HouseCalls Outreach Program.
Judy earned a Masters of Library Science degree from UCLA and BSN degree from Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing.
What Can I Do For You
Judy provides a variety of research and information management services including comprehensive literature searches and literature searches in support of systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and evidence based practice; cited reference searches for times cited and h index publication metrics; bibliographic management and manuscript preparation support; and web page development. Judy meets with clients for consultations and provides instruction on these and related topics.
Manier KK, Rowe LS, Welsh J, Armstrong TS. Impact and incidence of altered body image in patients with head and neck tumors: a systematic review. Neuro-Oncology Practice. 2018 June 14.
Cortés-Puch I, Wiley BM, Sun J, Klein HG, Welsh J, Danner RL, Eichacker PQ, Natanson C. Risks of restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategies in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD): a meta-analysis. Transfus Med. 2018 Apr 19. doi: 10.1111/tme.12535. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29675833
Pepper DJ, Jaswal D, Sun J, Welsh J, Natanson C, Eichacker PQ. Evidence Underpinning the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Management Bundle (SEP-1): A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Apr 17;168(8):558-568. doi: 10.7326/M17-2947. Epub 2018 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 29459977.
Zhou CK, Young D, Yeboah ED, Coburn SB, Tettey Y, Biritwum RB, Adjei AA, Tay E, Niwa S, Truelove A, Welsh J, Mensah JE, Hoover RN, Sesterhenn IA, Hsing AW, Srivastava S, Cook MB. TMPRSS2:ERG Gene Fusions in Prostate Cancer of West African Men and a Meta-Analysis of Racial Differences. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec 15;186(12):1352-1361. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx235. Review. PubMed PMID: 28633309; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5860576.
Stout N, Baima J, Swisher A, Winters-Stone K, Welsh J. A systematic review of exercise systematic reviews in the cancer literature (2005-2017). American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2017 September 21; S347-S384.
Xu W, Ohanjanian L, Sun J, Cui X, Suffredini D, Li Y, Welsh J, Eichacker PQ. A systematic review and meta-analysis of preclinical trials testing anti-toxin therapies for B. anthracis infection: A need for more robust study designs and results. PLoS One. 2017 Aug 10;12(8):e0182879. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182879. eCollection 2017. Review. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2017 Dec 4;12 (12):e0189239. PubMed PMID: 28797061; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5552191.
Remy KE, Sun J, Wang D, Welsh J, Solomon SB, Klein HG, Natanson C, Cortés-Puch I. Transfusion of recently donated (fresh) red blood cells (RBCs) does not improve survival in comparison with current practice, while safety of the oldest stored units is yet to be established: a meta-analysis. Vox Sang. 2016 Jul;111(1):43-54. doi: 10.1111/vox.12380. Epub 2016 Feb 5. PubMed PMID: 26848822; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4938770.
Pepper DJ, Sun J, Welsh J, Cui X, Suffredini AF, Eichacker PQ. Increased body mass index and adjusted mortality in ICU patients with sepsis or septic shock: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Care. 2016 Jun 15;20(1):181. doi: 10.1186/s13054-016-1360-z. PubMed PMID: 27306751; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4908772.
Zhou CK, Sutcliffe S, Welsh J, Mackinnon K, Kuh D, Hardy R, Cook MB. Is birthweight associated with total and aggressive/lethal prostate cancer risks? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Cancer. 2016 Mar 29;114(7):839-48. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2016.38. Epub 2016 Mar 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 26930450; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4955914.
Federer LM, Lu YL, Joubert DJ, Welsh J, Brandys B. Biomedical Data Sharing and Reuse: Attitudes and Practices of Clinical and Scientific Research Staff. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 24;10(6):e0129506. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129506. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26107811; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4481309.
Jaswal DS, Leung JM, Sun J, Cui X, Li Y, Kern S, Welsh J, Natanson C, Eichacker PQ. Tidal volume and plateau pressure use for acute lung injury from 2000 to present: a systematic literature review. Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct;42(10):2278-89. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000504. Review. PubMed PMID: 25098333; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5579487.
Qiu P, Cui X, Sun J, Welsh J, Natanson C, Eichacker PQ. Antitumor necrosis factor therapy is associated with improved survival in clinical sepsis trials: a meta-analysis. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):2419-29. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182982add. PubMed PMID: 23887234; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3807639.
Welsh, J. (2011). Databases and Internet Resources. DC Partnership for HIV/AIDS Progress, Division of Infectious Diseases, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC.
Welsh, J. (2011). Point of Care Resources Comparison Chart: Which point of care decision support tool best meets the needs of NIH clinical staff? Poster session at the 2011 NIH Research Festival, Bethesda.
Welsh, J. (2011). Comparing research productivity using the h-index: Should the h-index be used as a benchmark for research productivity by NIH ICs? Poster session at the 2011 AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics, San Francisco.