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Krystal Madkins


Krystal Madkins, MPH, MLIS
Research and Information Services
Education & Curriculum Librarian
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As the Education and Curriculum Librarian, I provide instruction services to faculty, staff, and students. These services include in-person and virtual group instruction, individual consultations, and online tutorials and guides. I also assist with reference questions, search strategies, and systematic reviews for the departments and programs listed below.

Please contact me for assistance with your curriculum and research needs. I look forward to working with you!

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Liaison Areas


  • Medical Education


  • MD Program 
  • Biomedical Engineering Program 
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) 
  • Master of Genetic Counseling
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics 
  • Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MPO) 
  • Master of Science in Regulatory Compliance 
  • Master of Science in Reproductive Science & Medicine (MS-RSM) 
  • Physical Therapy (DPT) 
  • Physician Assistant 
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  • Mustanski, B., Saber, R., Jones, J. P., Macapagal, K., Benbow, N., Li, D. H., Brown, C. H., Janulis, P., Smith, J. D., Marsh, E., Schackman, B. R., Linas, B. P., Madkins, K., Swann, G., Dean, A., Bettin, E., & Savinkina, A. (2023). Keep It Up! 3.0: Study protocol for a type III hybrid implementation-effectiveness cluster-randomized trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials127, 107134.
  • Mustanski, B., Saber, R., Ryan, D. T., Benbow, N., Madkins, K., Hayford, C., Newcomb, M. E., Schrock, J. M., Vaught, L. A., Reiser, N. L., Velez, M. P., Hsieh, R. R., Demonbreun, A. R., D’Aquila, R., McNally, E. M., & McDade, T. W. (2022). Geographic disparities in COVID-19 case rates are not reflected in seropositivity rates using a neighborhood survey in Chicago. Annals of Epidemiology, 66, 44–51.
  • Bass, M., Rosen, K. D., Gerend, M. A., Wakschlag, L. S., Madkins, K., Crosby, S. T., Alshurafa, N., King, Z. D., Ghaffari, R., & Smith, J. D. (2021). Development and feasibility of a Configurable Assessment Messaging Platform for Interventions (CAMPI). Families, Systems, & Health39(1), 19–28.
  • Gerend, M. A., Madkins, K., Crosby, S., Korpak, A. K., Phillips, G. L., Bass, M., Houlberg, M., & Mustanski, B. (2021). Evaluation of a text messaging-based human papillomavirus vaccination intervention for young sexual minority men: Results from a pilot randomized controlled trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine55(4), 321–332.
  • Macapagal, K., Li, D. H., Clifford, A., Madkins, K., & Mustanski, B. (2020). The CAN-DO-IT Model: A process for developing and refining online recruitment in HIV/AIDS and sexual health research. Current HIV/AIDS Reports17(3), 190–202.
  • Gerend, M. A., Madkins, K., Crosby, S., Korpak, A. K., Phillips, G., Bass, M., Houlberg, M., & Mustanski, B. (2019). A qualitative analysis of young sexual minority men's perspectives on human papillomavirus vaccination. LGBT Health, 6(7), 350–356.
  • Madkins, K., Moskowitz, D. A., Moran, K., Dellucci, T. V., & Mustanski, B. (2019). Measuring acceptability and engagement of the Keep It Up! internet-based HIV prevention randomized controlled trial for young men who have sex with men. AIDS Education and Prevention: Official Publication of the International Society for AIDS Education31(4), 287–305.
  • Madkins, K., Greene, G. J., Hall, E., Jimenez, R., Parsons, J. T., Sullivan, P. S., & Mustanski, B. (2018). Attrition and HIV risk behaviors: A comparison of young men who have sex with men recruited from online and offline venues for an online HIV prevention program. Archives of Sexual Behavior47(7), 2135–2148.
  • Mustanski, B., Parsons, J. T., Sullivan, P. S., Madkins, K., Rosenberg, E., & Swann, G. (2018). Biomedical and behavioral outcomes of Keep It Up!: An eHealth HIV prevention program RCT. American Journal of Preventive Medicine55(2), 151–158.
  • Mustanski, B., Feinstein, B. A., Madkins, K., Sullivan, P., & Swann, G. (2017). Prevalence and risk factors for rectal and urethral sexually transmitted infections from self-collected samples among young men who have sex with men participating in the Keep It Up! 2.0 randomized controlled trial. Sexually Transmitted Diseases44(8), 483–488.
  • Mustanski, B., Madkins, K., Greene, G. J., Parsons, J. T., Johnson, B. A., Sullivan, P., Bass, M., & Abel, R. (2017). Internet-based HIV prevention with at-home sexually transmitted infection testing for young men having sex with men: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial of Keep It Up! 2.0. JMIR Research Protocols6(1), e1.
  • Strauss, B. B., Greene, G. J., Phillips, G., II, Bhatia, R., Madkins, K., Parsons, J. T., & Mustanski, B. (2017). Exploring patterns of awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among young men who have sex with men. AIDS and Behavior21(5), 1288–1298.
  • Gerend, M. A., Madkins, K., Phillips, G., II, & Mustanski, B. (2016). Predictors of human papillomavirus vaccination among young men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases43(3), 185.
  • Greene, G. J., Madkins, K., Andrews, K., Dispenza, J., & Mustanski, B. (2016). Implementation and evaluation of the Keep It Up! online HIV prevention intervention in a community-based setting. AIDS Education and Prevention: Official Publication of the International Society for AIDS Education28(3), 231–245.
  • Lyons, T., Madkins, K., Karia, P., & Garner, G. (2013). Intimate strangers? Social networks in HIV-prevention groups for drug users. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery8(2), 129–148.
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Updated: August 14, 2023