Lauren Maggio, MS (LIS), PhD

Lauren Maggio, MS (LIS), PhD

Lauren Maggio

Name: Lauren Maggio, MS (LIS), PhD

Department of Primary Appointment: Dept. of Medicine
Position: USU Staff
Title: Associate Professor and Associate Director of Distributed Learning and Technology

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Room: Bldg. 53 Rm. 102

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Dr. Lauren Maggio is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Associate Director for Technology and Distributed Learning of the Graduate Programs in Health Professions Education (HPE) at the USU. Dr. Maggio completed her PhD in HPE in 2015 at Utrecht University in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Maggio also holds a Master’s degree in Information Science from Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Dr. Maggio has published her work in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international conferences.

Research Interests

As a researcher with a background in HPE and information science, Dr. Maggio is especially interested in exploring how to effectively connect health professionals, learners and patients with information through the design of educational initiatives and by facilitating access to knowledge for public and professional use. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Scholarly Communication
  • Distributed Learning
  • Bibliometrics
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Health Communication
  • Evidence-based Medicine
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Knowledge Synthesis


  • Qualitative Research Methods in HPE
  • Doctoral Seminar

Select Publications

(ORCID: 0000-0002-2997-6133)

  1. Maggio LA, Capdarest-Arest N. Practicing evidence based medicine (EBM): A descriptive analysis of medical student whole-task EBM assignments. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2017. 22(2):41-44.
  2. Dang T, Maggio LA. Supporting the call to action: A review of nutrition educational interventions in the health professions literature and MedEdPORTAL. Acad Med. 2017. 92(3):403-416.
  3. Maggio LA, Moorhead L, Willinsky JM. A qualitative study of physicians’ varied uses of biomedical research in the United States. BMJ Open. 2016.
  4. Maggio, LA. Educating physicians in evidence-based medicine: Current practices and curricular strategies. Perspect Med Educ. 2016. 5(6):358-361.
  5. Picho K, Maggio LA, Artino AR. Science: “The slow march of accumulating evidence”. Perspect Med Educ. 2016. 5(6):350-353.
  6. Azzam AN, Bresler D, Leon A, Maggio LA, et al. Why medical schools should embrace Wikipedia: Analysis of final-year medical student contributions to Wikipedia articles for academic credit as one school. Acad Med. 2017. 92(2):194-200.
  7. Maggio LA, Stranack K, Saltarelli A. Crowdsourcing curriculum: the experience of designing and teaching a MOOC to enable personalized learning. Educause Review. 2016.
  8. Sewell JL, Maggio LA, Artino AR. Planning the literature review. Acad Med. July 2016. e-Pub ahead of print.
  9. Maggio LA, ten Cate O, Chen HC, Irby DM, O’Brien BC. Challenges to learning evidence-based medicine and educational approaches to meet them: A qualitative study of selected EBM curricula in North America. Acad Med. 2016;9(1):101-106. 
  10. Maggio LA, ten Cate O, Irby DM, O’Brien BC.  Designing evidence-based medicine training to optimize transfer of skills: Applying the 4C/ID Model. Acad Med. 2015; 90(11):1457-1461.  
  11. Moorhead L, Holzmeyer C, Maggio L, Steinberg R, Willinsky J. In an age of open access to research policies: Physician and public health NGO staff research use and policy awareness. PLOS One. 2015;10(7):e0129708