Biographical Information


EDUCATION

  • Doctoral Candidate in Health Administration, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, USA, 2013-
  • MPH, Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences and Health Care Administration, Kasiska School of Health Professions, Idaho State University, Pocatello, USA, 2011
  • MLIS, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2003
  • BA, Library Science, Department of Information Management, Peking University, Beijing, China, 1994

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Evidence-based Medicine/Practice
  • Evidence-based Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Information Needs/Information Seeking Behavior
  • Medical Informatics
  • Public Health
  • Quality Improvement of Library Services

SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

    • Guo, R., Hobbs, D., Mickelsen, W., & Wertz, C. Assessment of library instruction on radiographic science student information literacy knowledge and skills. Rdiologic Technology. In Press
    • Guo, R., McAleese, J. W., Appleby, K. M., Guo, J. H., Zhang, W., Huang, Y., & Peterson, T. (2014). Predictors of intention to use condoms among Chinese college students. Journal of Community Health. doi: 10.1007/s10900-013-9816-4
    • Molinari, D. L., & Guo, R. (2013). The rural nursing theory: A literature review. In C. A. Winters (Ed), Rural nursing: Concepts, theory, and practice (pp. 49-63). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. 
    • Guo, R., Bain, B. A., & Willer, J. (2011). Application of a logic model to an evidence-based practice training program for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. Journal of Allied Health, 40, e23-28.
    • Koury, R., Francis, M. J., Gray, C. J., Jardine, S. J., & Guo, R. (2010). Staying on top of your game and scoring big with Adobe Presenter multimedia tutorials. Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning, 4, 208-218.
    • Guo, R., Bain, B. A., & Willer, J. (2008). Results of an assessment of information needs among speech-language pathologists and audiologists in Idaho. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 96, 138-44.
    • Guo, R., & Sieving, P. (2008). Introduction to the Association of the Vision Science Librarians. Chinese Ophthalmic Research, 26, 695-696.
    • Kronenfeld, M., Stephenson, P.L., Nail-Chiwetalu, B., Tweed, E. M., Sauers, E. L., McLeod, T. C., Guo, R., ... Ratner, N.B. (2007). Review for librarians of evidence-based practice in nursing and the allied health professions in the United States. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 95, 394-407.
    • Guo, R., Wang, L. Y., & Yan, X. A.(2000). Bibliometric analysis of the Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology indexed in MEDLINE 1979-1997. Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology, 36, 223-226.
    • Guo, R., Su, H. M., Yang, S, R., & Xie, X. Z. (1996). Survey and analysis of foreign periodical resources in ophthalmology in China. Journal of Medical Informatics, 17, 19-24.
    • Guo, R., Su, H. M., & Yang, S. R. (1996). Practice and exploration in the utilization of medical information resources in foreign languages. Library and Information Service, Suppl 2, 78-79, 64.
    • Guo, R., Yan, X. A., Chen, Z. J., & Xu, G. H. (1995). Studies on a citation analysis of the Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology 1984-1993. Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology, 31, 314-315.
    • Fu, J. P., & Guo, R. (1994). Future trends in library and information services. Library Journal of Henan, Suppl 1, 160-162.
    • Guo, R. (1991). Using citation-abstracting to determine the core foreign language journals in ophthalmology. Journal of Medical Informatics, 13, 46-48. 
    • Guo, R. (1990). Management and utilization of foreign journals in an eye institute. Scientific and Technical Information Work, (12), 15-16.

    SELECTED POSTER PRESENTATIONS

    • Guo, R., Wei, Z., McAleese, W. L., Guo, J. H., Louis, G., Huang, Y. (2013, May). International collaborative research among health sciences librarians and public health professionals in the United States and China. One Health: Information in an Interdependent World, Boston, MA.
    • Louis, G., Bier, R., & Guo, R. (2011, October). Building an evidence base for primary interpersonal violence prevention programming. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
    • Guo, R., McAleese, J.W., Louis, G., Jianhui, G., Zhang, W., Huang, Y., ... Peterson, T. (2011, April). Prediction of intention to use condoms among Chinese university students: An application of Theory of Planned Behavior. Poster presented at the Research Day, Division of Health Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
    • Koury, R., Francis, M., Jardine, S., Guo, R., & Gray, C. (2009, October). Ubiquitous library e-learning: Implementing library tutorials with Adobe Presenter. Poster presented at the Annual ALA/LITA National Forum, Salt Lake City, UT.
    • Guo, R., Bain, B.A., & Willer, J. (2008, November). Relationship of actual knowledge and self-reported knowledge from evidence-based practice workshops. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.
    • Guo, R., Bain, B.A., & Willer, J. (2008, May). Applying a logic model to an evidence-based practice outreach training program. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
    • Rogo, E., Guo, R., & Schaalje, J. (2008, April). Effectiveness of online orientation modules developed by a multidisciplinary team. Poster presented at the Research Day, Kasiska College of Health Professions, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
    • Guo, R., Bain, B.A., & Willer, J. (2008, February). Evidence-based practice training program to underserved speech-language pathologists and audiologists in Southeast Idaho. (2008, February). Poster presented at the NCNMLG/MLGSCA Joint Chapter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
    • Guo, R., Willer, J., & Bain, B.A. (2007, May). Assessment of information needs for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.
    • Guo, R., Willer, J., & Bain, B.A. (2006, April). Comparison of survey return rate and distribution methods of online (WebCT) versus hard copy. Poster presented at the Research Day, Kasiska College of Health Professions, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
    • Guo, R., & Moehr, J. (2001, May). Studies on Canadian eye care information on the Web. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

    PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    • Member, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region Advisory Council, 2013-present
    • Chair, Thomson Reuters/Medical Library Association Doctoral Fellowship Jury, 2013-2014
    • Member, Medical Library Association Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship Jury, 2012-2013
    • Member, University Research Committee, Idaho State University, 2011-2013
    • Member, University Diversity Committee, Idaho State University, 2011-2013
    • Member, Division of Health Sciences Research Committee, Idaho State University, 2011-2013
    • Member, Lucretia W. McClure Excellence in Education Award Jury, Medical Library Association, 2011-2012
    • Member, Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS), 2011-present
    • Member, American Public Health Association, 2010-present
    • Member, Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant Jury, 2010-2011
    • Member, Medical Library Association Section Council, 2009-2010
    • Member, Section Council Nominating Committee for the Medical Library Association, 2009-2010
    • Member, Medical Library Association Scholarship Jury for Minority Students, 2009-2010
    • Immediate Past Chair, Pharmacy and Drug Information Section, Medical Library Association, 2009-2010
    • Chair, Pharmacy and Drug Information Section Nominating Committee, Medical Library Association, 2009-2010
    • David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship Committee, Medical Library Association, 2008-2009
    • Chair, Pharmacy and Drug Information Section, Medical Library Association, 2008-2009
    • Chair-Elect/Program Chair, Pharmacy and Drug Information Section, Medical Library Association, 2007-2008
    • Member, Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship Jury, Medical Library Association, 2007-2008
    • Member, MLA Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant Jury, Medical Library Association, 2006-2007

    HONORS AND AWARDS

    • Principal Investigator, Outreach Service, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region, November 2013-August 2014
    • Distinguished Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals, Medical Library Association, July 2013
    • ISU Care Award for Exemplary Customer Service, Idaho State University Human Resources, April 2013
    • Principal Investigator, Assessment and Planning Award on Evidence-based Management Among Idaho Healthcare Administrators, the National Library of Medicine under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00008-C with the University of Washington, 2012-2013
    • Outstanding Graduating Student Researcher Award, Division of Health Sciences, Idaho State University, 2011
    • Certificate of Achievement, Master of Public Health Program, Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences and Health Care Administration, Idaho State University, 2011
    • Principal Investigator, Outreach Program to Underserved Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Southeastern Idaho, National Library of Medicine under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3506 with the University of Washington, 2007-2008
    • Co-Principal Investigator, Information Needs Assessment for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Idaho, National Library of Medicine under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3516 with the University of Washington, 2005-2006
    • Award Recipient, Medical Informatics Section/Medical Library Association Career Professional Grant, Medical Library Association, 2005
    • Recipient, Fellowship on Medical Informatics, National Library of Medicine, 2004
    • Internship Award Recipient, Hannah Institute for History of Medicine for Archives/Museum Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, 2002
    • Scholarship Recipient, Visiting Scholar, School of Health Information Sciences, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2000-2001
    • Recipient, Honorable Certificate for the Humanitarian Project, Ministry of Health, Federal Government of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1996-1998
    • Principal Investigator and Co-Recipient, First-Class Research Award for the Establishment of a Chinese Citation Database in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Henan Science and Technology Commission, Zhengzhou, China, 1994

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