Jennifer Martin, MA

Librarian, Arizona Health Sciences Library
Clinical Instructor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Jennifer R. Martin is a Librarian in the Arizona Health Sciences Library and a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in the College of Pharmacy. She joined the library faculty in 2007 and gained her dual appointment in the College of Pharmacy in 2011. As an embedded librarian in the College of Pharmacy, her primary role is to support the research and scholarship of faculty, students and staff through consultation, collaboration, and library instruction. She works with faculty to provide integrated library instruction in both the PharmD and graduate curricula and provides expert biomedical literature, patent and intellectual property searching services. Jennifer also provides research support for faculty and collaborates on the scholarship of teaching and learning. In addition, she has contributed to multiple systematic reviews and works with individuals who are considering conducting a systematic review or meta-analysis.

Jennifer’s research interests include the study of information literacy skills, for which she was a recipient of the New Investigator Award from AACP (2010). Her research interests also include the scholarship of teaching and learning, information-seeking behavior, embedded librarianship, and assessing the impact of library and drug information instruction for pharmacy students.

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Education & Post Graduate Training: 

BA, Chemistry, University of Arizona, 2002
MA, Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, 2007

Areas of Research: 

Information literacy
Systematic reviews
Drug information
Information seeking behavior
Embedded librarianship

Professional Organizations: 

Chair, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Library & Information Sciences Section, 2019-2020
Annual Meeting Program Committee Chair, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), 2018-2019
Secretary of Knowledge Management and Content Contributing Editor, Basic Resources for Pharmacy Education, Core Journals List for Pharmacy Education
Fellow of the Association of Research Libraries’ Career and Leadership Development Program (LCDP), 2018-2019

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Kamada H, Martin JR, Slack MK, Kramer SS. "Understanding the information-seeking behavior of pharmacy college faculty, staff, and students: implications for improving embedded librarian services." J Med Libr Assoc. 2021;109(2):286-294. PMCID: PMC8270354  PMID: 34285671


Beckett RD, Martin JR, Stump CD, Dyer MA. "Evaluation of drug information resources for interactions between therapeutic drugs and drugs of abuse." J Med Libr Assoc. 2020;108(4):584-590. PMCID: PMC7524612  PMID: 33013215
Bingham JM, Black M, Anderson EJ, et al. "Impact of Telehealth Interventions on Medication Adherence for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, and/or Dyslipidemia: A Systematic Review." Ann Pharmacother. 2020:1060028020950726. PMID: 32815400
Alkhushaym N, Almutairi AR, Althagafi A, et al. "Exposure to proton pump inhibitors and risk of pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis." Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2020;19(3):327-334. PMID: 31928106


Almutairi AR, Alkhatib N, Martin J, et al. "Comparative efficacy and safety of immunotherapies targeting the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway for previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A Bayesian network meta-analysis." Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019;142:16-25. PMID: 31326706


Campbell AM, Martin JR, Erstad BL. "Corticosteroid Tapering Regimens in Rheumatic Disease: A Systematic Review." J Clin Rheumatol. 2018. PMID: 30363001
Campbell PJ, Patel M, Martin JR, et al. "Systematic review and meta-analysis of community pharmacy error rates in the USA: 1993-2015." BMJ Open Qual. 2018;7(4):e000193. PMCID: PMC6173242  PMID: 30306141
Oh M, McBride A, Yun S, et al. "BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." J. Natl. Cancer Inst.. 2018;110(11):1178-1189. PMID: 30380096


Gharaibeh M, J Bootman L, McBride A, Martin J, Abraham I. "Economic Evaluations of First-Line Chemotherapy Regimens for Pancreatic Cancer: A Critical Review." Pharmacoeconomics. 2017;35(1):83-95. PMID: 27637757
Almutairi AR, Zhou L, Gellad WF, et al. "Effectiveness and Safety of Non-vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation and Venous Thromboembolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses." Clin Ther. 2017;39(7):1456-1478.e36. PMID: 28668628