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Melissa Funaro, MLS, MS

Clinical Librarian
Department: 
Clinical Information Services
Biography: 

I am a Clinical Librarian dedicated to providing quality services. I teach classes to clinicians, researchers, students, and faculty as well as provide reference services both in-person and online.

Responsibilities: 
  • Provide instruction on PubMed and EndNote
  • Provide answers to your clinical questions

Liaison to the following Departments:

Research Guides:

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Resources at Yale

Psychological Tests and Measurements

Information Resources for Hospital Chaplains 

 

 

Education:

  • MLS, Library Science, Southern Connecticut State Univ., 2009
  • MS, Horticulture, West Virginia University, 2004
  • BS, Agriculture, University of Delaware, 2000

Affiliations:

Medical Library Association, 2014-Present
North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries, 2014-Present
Connecticut Association of Health Sciences Librarians, 2014-Present

Publications and Presentations:

  • Funaro, M. C., Rojiani, R., & Norton, M. J. (2019). Improving community well-being through collaborative initiatives at a medical library. Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA, 107(3), 425. 
  • Husain, Z. A., Sahgal, A., De Salles, A., Funaro, M., Glover, J., Hayashi, M., . . . Martínez-Alvarez, R. (2017). Stereotactic body radiotherapy for de novo spinal metastases: systematic review: International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society practice guidelines. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 27(3), 295-302. 
  • Nardini, H. G., Batten, J., Funaro, M., Garcia-Milian, R., Nyhan, K., Spak, J. M., . . . Glover, J. (2019). Librarians as methodological peer reviewers for systematic reviews: results of a survey. 
  • Norton, M. J., Funaro, M. C., & Rojiani, R. (2018). Improving Healthcare Professionals’ Well-Being Through the Use of Therapy Dogs. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 18(3), 203-209. 
  • Nyhan, K., Funaro, M., & Hersey, D. (2017). Library support for clinical and translational research: research data management and data science. 
  • Oldfield, B. J., Muñoz, N., Mcgovern, M. P., Funaro, M., Villanueva, M., Tetrault, J. M., & Edelman, E. J. (2018). Integration of care for HIV and opioid use disorder: a systematic review of interventions in clinical and community-based settings. AIDS (London, England). 
  • Vermette, D., Hu, P., Canarie, M., Funaro, M., Glover, J., Balda, M., & Pierce, R. (2018). Tight Junction Structure, Function and Assessment in the Critically Ill. Shock, 49(6), 82-82.
  • Vermette, D., Hu, P., Canarie, M. F., Funaro, M., Glover, J., & Pierce, R. W. (2018). Tight junction structure, function, and assessment in the critically ill: a systematic review. Intensive Care Medicine Experimental, 6(1), 37. Funaro, M., Nardini, H. G., Garcia-Milian, R., Hersey, D., Gentry, M., & Nyhan, K. (2016). Animal research at Yale: how librarians are improving IACUC literature searches. Poster presented at the North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Conference, New Haven, CT.
  • Funaro, M., & Norton, M. (2015). How a medical library is an anchor for stress relief and relaxation. Poster presented at the North Atlantic Health Science Libraries, Providence, RI.
  • Funaro, M., & Norton, M. (2015). Making space, building collaboration: serendipity in the stacks. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association, Austin, TX.
  • Funaro, M., & Nyhan, K. (2017). Expert searching: animal experimentation, compliance, and literature searching. MLA News.
  • Husain, Z. A., Sahgal, A., De Salles, A., Funaro, M., Glover, J., Hayashi, M., . . . Ryu, S. (2017). Stereotactic body radiotherapy for de novo spinal metastases: systematic review. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 27(3), 295-302. doi: 10.3171/2017.1.SPINE16684
  • Norton, M., & Funaro, M. (2017). Creating community: how our library dreamed big, dared to take chances, and did something new. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association, Seattle, WA.
  • Nyhan, K., Funaro, M., & Hersey, D. (2017). Library support for clinical and translational research: research data management and data science. Poster presented at the New England e-Science Symposium.
  • VanTine (Funaro), M. (2004). Effect of watering regime and media components on the production of organic tomato transplants. (Masters Degree in Horticulture), West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. 

ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6846-4846