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Feb

22

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Black History Month Webinar

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

In recognition of Black History Month, join the All of Us Research Program in celebrating African-American researchers’ impact and contributions to the media and research fields on Friday February 26th at 12-1:30pm EST. The event is open to anyone with a passion for discovery and innovation but is especially designed for African American emerging researchers and early career… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Feb

09

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Media Literacy in the Library

Posted by on February 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

In response to the need for media literacy education, the American Library Association (ALA) has released a free digital guide and related webinar series to help library workers plan for moments like these. “Media Literacy in the Library: A Guide for Library Practitioners” contains information, program ideas and conversation starters on topics like misinformation and… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Public Library, Webinars

Feb

04

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Webinar: Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with Their Community

Posted by on February 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags:

In this webinar, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., Director of Library Trends and User Research, OCLC Research, will share the findings of the project, Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with Their Communities, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, in partnership with OCLC and the Public Library Association, a division of the… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Library, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Webinars

Jan

25

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Diversity in Medicine Book Discussion: The Beauty in Breaking

Posted by on January 25th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Join us for a virtual NNLM Reading Club discussion of Michele Harper’s powerful memoir, The Beauty in Breaking. After a difficult childhood, a relationship rejection, and discrimination as an African American woman in a predominately white male profession, Dr. Harper reveals how every person is broken in one way or another. Harper shares how she self-healed… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Jan

07

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Webinar: Bringing Public Health and Public Libraries Together

Posted by on January 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Establishing and sustaining collaborative partnerships between Public Libraries and Public Health departments presents opportunities to bring together existing networks and partnerships and further support the communities they serve. This webinar will discuss the benefits of strong partnerships between Public Libraries and Public Health departments. Opportunities and strategies for partnerships will also be discussed. Content for… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

Dec

03

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Webinar: All Health Is Not Created Equal: Where You Live Matters

Posted by on December 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Speaker: Shannon N. Zenk, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N., Director, National Institute of Nursing Research, Bethesda, MD Date: December 9, 2020 – 12:00 p.m. ET to 1:00 p.m. ET Location: Videocast; Registration Required Maybe the saying shouldn’t be “you are what you eat,” but rather “you are where you eat.” Social and economic factors, such as where someone lives, have powerful… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

Dec

01

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Access Dr. Bill Sullivan’s Webinar 24/7!

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you miss Bill Sullivan discussing the hidden forces of genetics last week? Don’t worry! You can catch up on the November 17th webinar whenever is convenient for you here. Dr. Bill Sullivan, professor of pharmacology and microbiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discussed his book Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Dec

01

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Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.. He’ll join our host, Edgar Gil Rico, NAHH, to discuss his book, Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon. Dr. Q, as he is known, shares his journey from a child in… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Nov

10

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Understanding the Ground: Social Determinants of Health in Rural Populations

Posted by on November 10th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Social determinants of health are defined by the World Health Organization as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age.” For rural populations, many of these elements are less favorable than within urban areas. Building on work conducted by the Rural and Minority Health Research Center, this webinar presentation will review… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Nov

05

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NNLM Webinar: Partnering Together to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Diverse Communities

Posted by on November 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing — and growing fast. Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. 1 in 10 people aged 65 and older. The number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected to reach nearly 14 million by mid-century. In this webinar, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, National Library of Medicine News, Senior, Webinars

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