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Jessica Koos

Jessica Koos

Jessica Koos

Health Sciences Librarian

Subject Team: Health Sciences

Expertise: School of Medicine, Program in
Public Health
Biomedical Informatics
Health Sciences Tower, Level 3,
Rm 136 | 631.444.6251

How can Jessica help you?

Jessica is a Health Sciences Librarian with subject expertise in a variety of disciplines.  She is the library liaison to the School of Medicine, the Program in Public Health and the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Stony Brook.  Her research interests include information-seeking behavior, health sciences education, consumer health, open access, and research data management. 


  • Master of Science, Education, Wilkes University
  • Master of Library Science, Queens College, City University of New York
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Stony Brook University


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


  • Health Sciences Librarian, Stony Brook University Health Sciences Library, 2017-present
  • Pharmacy and Nursing Librarian, Wilkes University, 2014-2017
  • Ellen Brenner Memorial Fellowship, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 2014
  • Special Projects Intern, Touro College School of Health Sciences, 2013

Selected Publications:

Hathaway, J.R., Tarini, B.A., Banerjee, S., Smolkin, C.O., Koos, J.A. & Pati, S. (2022). Healthcare team communication training in the United States: A scoping review. Health Communication, 1-26.

deSouza, I. S., Thode, H. C., Jr, Shrestha, P., Allen, R., Koos, J., & Singer, A. J. (2022). Rapid tranquilization of the agitated patient in the emergency department: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine51, 363–373.

Pandolfelli, G., Hammock,A., Topek-Walker, L., D'Ambrosio, M., Tejada, T., Della Ratta, C., LaSala, M.E., Koos, J., Lewis, V., & Benz Scott, L. (2021). An interprofessional team-based experiential learning experience in public libraries. Pedagogy in Health Promotion,

Koos, J.A., Scheinfeld, L. & Larson, C. (2020). Pandemic proofing your library: Disaster response and lessons learned from COVID-19. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 40(1), 67-78.

Saragossi, J., Stevens, G.A., Scheinfeld, L. & Koos, J.A. (2020). Leveraging survey results in support of a library renovation: A case study. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 39(3), 238-253.

Koos, J.A. & Scheinfeld, L. (2020). An investigation of the backgrounds of health sciences librarians. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 39(1), 35-49.


Read, K., Koos, J., Miller, R.S., Miller, C.F., Phillips, G.A., Scheinfeld, L., & Surkis, A.   (2019). A model for initiating research data management services at academic libraries. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 107(3), 432-441.

Koos, J.A., Saragossi, J., Stevens, G.A. & Filosa, S. (2019). A partnership between academic and public librarians: What the Health workshop series. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 107(2), 232-237.