Off-Campus Access

Andy Hickner, MSI

Web Services Librarian


Technology and Innovation
Liaison to: 
Dentistry, Neurology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Manages Medical Library websites and online presence, including Guides
  • Chairs Medical Library Marketing Committee, coordinates Library marketing
  • Liaison to Neurology, Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Center for Medical Informatics
  • Personal librarian for YSM students


MSI (Master of Science, Information), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2010

BA, Political theory and constitutional democracy, Michigan State University, 2006

Selected Publications:

Hickner A.  Considering Drupal as a content management system.  MLA News 2014. 

Rohde JM, Dimcheff DE, Blumberg N, Saint S, Langa KM, Kuhn L, Hickner A, Rogers MA. Health care-associated infection after red blood cell transfusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA 2014;311(13):1317-26.

Hollingsworth JM, Rogers MA, Krein SL, Hickner A, Kuhn L, Cheng A, Chang R, Saint S. Determining the noninfectious complications of indwelling urethral catheters: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med 2013;159(6):401-10.

Chopra V, Anand S, Hickner A, Buist M, Rogers MA, Saint S, Flanders SA. Risk of venous thromboembolism associated with peripherally inserted central catheters: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet 2013;382(9889):311-25.

Selected Presentations:

Townsend W, MacEachern MP, Mani N, Hickner A, Zeylikovich I. A Study of Librarian Involvement in Locally-Created Systematic Reviews. Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, Boston, MA, 2013.

Rosenzweig M, Schnitzer A, Meadowbrooke C, Bedford A, Hickner A. Not Just Another Survey. MLA Midwest Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, 2009.

Professional Membership:

Medical Library Association, 2010-present

Current Committees:

Chair, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Marketing Committee

Yale Libraries Web Strategy Group