Xiaomei Gu is a Clinical Education Librarian at the Hardin Library for the Health
Sciences at the University of Iowa. She is the library’s liaison to the University of
Iowa College of Pharmacy, where she holds an adjunct appointment as Assistant Professor.
She is also the library’s liaison to the Department of Pharmaceutical Care and the
Department of Anesthesia at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and the
Department of Pharmacology at the Carver College of Medicine. Xiaomei is an active member
of the Medical Library Association and American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. 

Xiaomei’s previous position was as Emerging Technologies Librarian at Kirkwood Community
College. While obtaining her Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) and Certificate
in Bioinformatics at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, she worked as a graduate
assistant in The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Health Sciences
Library. Prior to becoming a librarian, Xiaomei worked mostly in dental research. She
also holds degrees in oral Biology, Oral Pathology, and Dentistry. 



Librarians' Roles in Evidence-Based Dentistry Education: A Review of Literature and a Survey in North America, Medical Reference Services Quarterly (2010)

This study describes the current roles of dental librarians in Evidence-based Dentistry (EBD) education including...



[Studies on keratocystic odontogenic tumors] (with T J. Li, L S. Sun, H Y. Luo, J W. Luan, L Gao, X F. Li, and L L. Xu), Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao (2009)

Keratocystic odontogenic tumors (KCOTs, previously known as odontogenic keratocysts) are aggressive, noninflammatory jaw lesions with...



PTCH germline mutations in Chinese nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome patients (with T J. Li, J W. Yuan, L S. Sun, and H S. Zhao), Oral Diseases (2007)

Objectives: PTCH, the human homologue of the Drosophila segment polarity gene, patched, has been identified...



PTCH Mutations in Sporadic and Gorlin-syndrome-related Odontogenic Keratocysts (with H S. Zhao, L S. Sun, and T J. Li), JDR (2006)

Odontogenic keratocysts are relatively common lesions that may occur in isolation or in association...



[Detection of PTCH gene mutations in odontogenic keratocysts by SSCP and DNA sequencing] (with T J. Li), Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi (2006)


To investigate PTCH gene mutations in odontogenic keratocysts (OKC).


PCR-SSCP and DNA sequencing...



Developing and Administering a Campus-wide Survey: A First Step in Assessing Data Management Needs (with Shawn Averkamp, Nicole Saylor, and Linda J. Walton), Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (2012)


Direct action of fluoride on primary C57BL/6J bone marrow cells (with D Yan and E T. Everett), The 85th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research. (2007)

Background: The University of Iowa Libraries has recently taken the initiative to assess data management...




Librarian and Faculty Collaboration Pushes Traffic to Library Subject Guide, 114th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2013)

Objectives: By examining web analytics data, this poster discusses what makes a pharmacy subject guide...



Reference Services at the Point of Need: A Pilot Project of Providing Librarian Office Hours, 114th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2013)

Reference Services at the Point of Need: A Pilot Project of Providing Librarian Office Hours.Xiaomei...



Data Management Needs Assessment Phase I: Web-based Survey (with Shawn Averkamp and Linda J. Walton), Medical Library Association annual meeting (2013)

Objectives Several funding agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) require or encourage developing...



First Year Experience: Librarian as Instructor of a Pharmacy Practice Laboratory, at 2012 Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting MLA (2012)

Pharmacy Practice Laboratory (PPL) Course Series are required courses for PharmD students to practice the...