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Feb

05

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Registration Open for 4th Annual Data Day Event

Posted by on February 5th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

You are cordially invited to the University of Cincinnati’s 4th Annual Data Day sponsored by The University of Cincinnati Libraries and IT@UC. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are topics gaining national attention.  Our 4th Annual University of Cincinnati Data Day will explore these topics in depth and highlight how researchers can expand their understanding by considering… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Conferences and Meetings, Data Science

Jan

24

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GMR-Funded Project Works to Make Indigenous Nutritional Health Information Accessible

Posted by on January 24th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Recent federal data has shown a disparity in obesity, and health concerns related to obesity, among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. The CDC reported in 2009 that 31.2% of American Indian four-year-olds were obese, the highest rate of any racial or ethnic group, and in 2015, according to IHS data, AI/AN people had… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Success Stories

Nov

19

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GMR to Help Support Health Literacy Summit

Posted by on November 19th, 2018 0 comments

The GMR is excited to announce that Wisconsin Health Literacy has received a Professional Development Award to help support costs related to bringing two plenary speakers for the 2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit! The Summit is held every two years and brings together more than 350 professionals who are focused on how improved health literacy… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Consumer Health, Funding, Success Stories

Oct

15

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Upcoming Webinar: Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities

Posted by on October 15th, 2018 0 comments

Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops 10/24/2018 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. An overview of current demographics and health issues will be covered. The presenters will then describe… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries

Sep

17

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Big Data in Healthcare: Finding Your Niche

Posted by on September 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course, to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science

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