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Elizabeth Dyer, M.L.I.S., A.H.I.P.

Interim Dean of Library Services Research and Teaching Librarian

Location

Josephine S. Abplanalp '45 Library Reference Office
Portland Campus
On campus

Beth is serving as Interim Dean of Library Services from June 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021. She acts as library liaison to the physical therapy program and is a research and teaching librarian who can help with research needs.

 

 

Credentials

Education

M.L.I.S.
University of South Carolina
B.A.
Cornell University

Post-Doctoral Training

Certificate, Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), Senior Member
Medical Library Association (, )

Research

Current research

Using virtual reality to teach empathy

Selected publications

Dyer E, Swartzlander BJ, Gugliucci MR. Using virtual reality in medical education to teach empathy. J Med Libr Assoc. 2018;106(4):498–500. doi:10.5195/jmla.2018.518

Riley SP, Swanson BT, Brismée JM, Sawyer SF, Dyer EJ. Low reproducibility of randomized clinical trials methodology related to sampling: a systematic methodological review. J Man Manip Ther. 2019;27(5):258–266. doi:10.1080/10669817.2019.1587134

Riley SP, Swanson BT, Dyer E. Are movement-based classification systems more effective than therapeutic exercise or guideline based care in improving outcomes for patients with chronic low back pain? A systematic review. J Man Manip Ther. 2019;27(1):5–14. doi:10.1080/10669817.2018.1532693

Strout KA, David DJ, Dyer EJ, Gray RC, Robnett RH, Howard EP.  Behavioral interventions in six dimensions of wellness that protect the cognitive health of community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016; 64(5):944-958.

Research topics

COM Geriatrics
COM Medical Education

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