MS, Library Science, University of North Texas, 2005
BA, Philosophy, Purdue University, 1995
I am a Clinical Education Librarian at the Hardin Library and the liaison to the colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy and the departments of Anesthesiology and Pathology.
Oishi M.M., Childs C.A., Gluch J.I., Marchini L. “Delivery and financing of oral health care in long-term services and supports: A scoping review.” Journal of the American Dental Association, 2021 Mar;152(3); 215-223.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2020.12.004. PubMed PMID: 33632411
Puig-Asensio M., Marra A.R., Childs C.A., Perencevich E.N., & Schweizer M.L. “Effectiveness of chlorhexidine dressings to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections: Does one size fits all? A systematic literature review and meta-analysis”, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2020 Dec;41(12); 1388-1395. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.356. PubMed PMID: 32935659
Roszhart JI, Kumar SS, Allareddy V, Childs CA, Elangovan S. “Spin in abstracts of randomized controlled trials in dentistry: A cross sectional analysis”, Journal of the American Dental Association, 2019 Nov 18;151(1); 26-32 e3. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2019.08.009. PubMed PMID: 31748148 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31748148/
Ashat M, Arora S, Klair JS, Childs CA, Murali AR, Johlin FC. “Bilateral vs unilateral placement of metal stents for inoperable high-grade hilar biliary strictures: A systemic review and meta-analysis”, World J Gastroenterol. 2019 Sep 14;25(34):5210-5219. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v25.i34.5210. PubMed PMID: 31558868;
Kossioni A.E., Marchini L, & Childs C. “Dental Participation in Geriatric Interprofessional Education Courses: A Systematic Review”, European Journal of Dental Education, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29603840
Lawrence J.C. & Childs C. “Public Health Research Practices at the University of Iowa”, (Written in conjunction with Ithaka S+R) University of Iowa 2017.
Blevins A.E., DeBerg J, & Childs C. “Developing a Best Practices Plan for Tutorials in a Multi-Library System,” Medical Reference Services Quarterly 33 (3) 2014, 253-263
Healy H, Deberg J, Samuelson R, Regan M, Ihrig D, Childs C, Elliot J, & Lawrence J. “Workshop the Workshop: Continuous Quality Improvement Strategies for an Instruction Series,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, (Virtual Conference due to COVID-19) May 24, 2021
Blevins A, Lawrence J, Deberg J, Gu X, & Childs C. “Creating a Plan to Formalize a Systematic Review Program,” Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Bismarck, ND, October 12, 2014
Blevins A, Childs C, & Raber E. “YouTube for Hosting Video Tutorials: The Hows, Whys and Why Nots,” Library Technology Conference, St. Paul, MN, March 15, 2012
Childs C. “PubMed/MEDLINE Basics: Finding What You Need in Radiology,” Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 2, 2011
Andrews S, Blevins A, Childs C, DeBerg J. & Walton L. “Simulations, Outreach and Health Sciences Libraries: A Triple Play for Success,” Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, October 9, 2011
Lubker R., Flake D., Lefebvre C., Rhine L., & Childs C., “Librarians Without Borders: Door to Sustainable Global Librarianship,” 13th International Congress of Medical Librarians + Association for Health Information & Libraries in Africa ICML/AHILA 2022 Congress, Pretoria, South Africa, March 17, 2022.
Regan M., Childs C., Ihrig D., & Kiscaden E., “Roots of Medicine: A Collaborative Medicinal Garden Project,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, (Virtual Conference due to COVID-19) May 25, 2021
Puig-Asensio M., Marra A.R., Childs C.A., Perencevich E.N., & Schweizer M.L. “Chlorhexidine dressings to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections: Does one size fits all? A systematic literature review and meta-analysis,” The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of American/Centers for Disease Control SHEA/CDC Decennial 6th International Conference on Healthcare Associated Infections, Atlanta, GA, March 27, 2020 (Virtual Conference due to COVID-19)
Howe B.J, Pendleton C., Hikkaduwa Withanage M.H., Childs C., Zeng E., van Wijk A., Hermus R., Padilla C., Hecht J.T., Poletta F.A., Orioli I.M., Buxo-Martinez C.J., Deleyiannis F., Vieira A.R., Butali A., Valencia-Ramirez L., Restrepo-Muneton C., Wehby G.L., Weinberg S.M., Marazita M.L. Moreno Uribe L.M., & Xie X., "Agenesis Patterns in Orofacial Clefting using Tooth Agenesis Code – Meta-Analysis," Joint Conference of the International Association for Dental Research, American Association of Dental Research & Canadian Association for Dental Research, Washington D.C., March 19, 2020 (Virtual Conference due to COVID-19)
DeBerg J., Regan M., Healy H., & Childs C. “Measuring the Impact of a Systematic Review Service,” Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 7, 2019
Meyer S., Childs C. “Data to Inform Precision Dentistry,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 8, 2019
DeBerg J., Regan M., Healy H., & Childs C. “Measuring the Impact of a Systematic Review Service,” Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, May 7, 2019
DeBerg J., Regan M., Healy H., & Childs C. “Are We Making a Difference: An Exploration of a Systematic Review Program Outcomes,” Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 8, 2018
Kossioni A., Marchini L, & Childs C. “A Systematic Review on Interprofessional Training of Dentists in Geriatrics,” International Association for Dental Research Geriatric Oral Research Group Symposium with the European College of Gerodontology (ECG) and the Japanese Society of Gerodontology (JSG), London, UK, July 24, 2018.
Marchini L, Colvin J, Dawson, DV, & Childs C. “Systematic Review of Factors Associated with Conventional Complete Denture Dissatisfaction and Intolerance,” Iowa Section of the American Association for Dental Research Annual Conference, Iowa City, IA, February 14, 2017.
DeBerg J, Andrews S, Blevins A, Childs C & Walton L. “Library as Outreach Destination for Youth: Getting Them Excited about Medical Professions,” Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 5, 2013.
DeBerg J, Blevins A, & Childs C. “Collaboration as a Means of Developing Better Online Tutorials,” Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 5, 2013.
Blevins A, Childs C, & DeBerg J. “Building a Best Practices Team: Creating Stronger Online Tutorials Together,” Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 10, 2011
Walton L, Childs C, & Reyes J. “Using IT to Engage Patients in Seeking Information about their Health Conditions,” 4th Annual National CTSA Community Engagement Conference, Bethesda, MD, August 30-31 2011
Andrews S, Childs C, House H, Koffel J, & Thormodson K. “Simulation as a Tool to Enhance Student Learning and Comprehension,” University of Iowa 4Cast: Campus Academic Strategies & Technology Conference, Iowa City, IA, January 14, 2010