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Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Greater Midwest Region

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HOPE Recuperative Care Center offers exactly that – hope and care

Posted by on June 21st, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

At the end of a quiet and unassuming neighborhood street in Pontiac, Michigan, a red-brick church stands forlorn. No sign indicates whether the tired building continues to hold Sunday-morning services; however, it respectfully stands erect. It’s here that I met Misa Mi on a warm October morning last fall. As the Director of Curriculum Evaluation… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Success Stories


Jun

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Funding Awarded to Teaching Health Literacy to Underserved Youth in Milwaukee County

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The GMR office is thrilled to announce funding for the creation of a youth health literacy curriculum through the Medical College of Wisconsin via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  This project will Implement a sustainable youth health literacy curriculum in a health education course at Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center in Wauwatosa… Read More »

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GMR Funds Community Health Engagement Partnership in Cincinnati

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Tiffany Grant, PhD, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library, applied and received a GMR award for a community partnership to improve health literacy and address health disparities. Project Background: Racial and ethnic minorities, those in rural and/or urban areas, and those living in medically underserved areas are… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Success Stories


This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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