Fred LaPolla is a member of NYU Health Sciences Library’s Data Services team and liaison to the Departments of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation (DGIMCI) and Radiology. Fred also teaches Rigor and Reproducibility and R Programming in the Grossman School of Medicine Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. He is passionate about professional education and finding ways to facilitate learning around data collection, management, visualization and analysis. Fred is available for individual and group consults and hosts regular workshops at the Sid & Ruth Lapidus Library. He is also happy to help with literature searching and citation management.
Fred holds a Masters of Library Science (MLS) from Queens College, CUNY.
- LaPolla, Fred Willie Zametkin. Excel for data visualization in academic health sciences libraries: a qualitative case study. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2020:108(1):67-75.
- Fine, Noam David; LaPolla, Fred; Epstein, Matthew; Loeb, Stacy; Dani, Hasan. Genomic Classifiers for Treatment Selection in Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer. BJU international. 2019:-.
- Creighton, S L; Diuguid-Gerber, J; Lawrence, K; Rufin, M; LaPolla, F W; Gillespie, C; Manyindo, N; Dannefer, R; Seidl, L; Thorpe, L. Mental health and self-efficacy to manage chronic health conditions among nyc public housing residents. Journal of general internal medicine. 2019:Conference:(2019):S284-.
- Walter, William R; Samim, Mohammad; LaPolla, Fred Willie Zametkin; Gyftopoulos, Soterios. Imaging Quantification of Glenoid Bone Loss in Patients With Glenohumeral Instability: A Systematic Review. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2019:1-10.
- LaPolla, Fred Willie Zametkin; Rubin, Denis. The "Data Visualization Clinic": a library-led critique workshop for data visualization. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2018:106(4):477-482.
- Read, Kevin; LaPolla, Fred Willie Zametkin. A new hat for librarians: providing REDCap support to establish the library as a central data hub. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2018:106(1):120-126.
- Surkis, Alisa; LaPolla, Fred Willie Zametkin; Contaxis, Nicole; Read, Kevin B. Data Day to Day: building a community of expertise to address data skills gaps in an academic medical center. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2017:105(2):185-191.
- Read, Kevin B; LaPolla, Fred Willie Zametkin; Tolea, Magdalena I; Galvin, James E; Surkis, Alisa. Improving data collection, documentation, and workflow in a dementia screening study. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2017:105(2):160-166.
- LaPolla, Fred. Perceptions of Librarians Regarding Semantic Web and Linked Data Technologies. Journal of library metadata. 2013:13(1-2):114-140.