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Jul

16

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Funding Awarded to the University of Iowa’s Gathering Welcome Project

Posted by on July 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

The GMR office is excited to announce funding for the Gathering Welcome: Creating a Curriculum to Teach Health Literacy to Immigrant and Refugee Women via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  The result of this project will be a cohesive, vetted curriculum designed to improve the health literacy and health information access and outcomes… Read More »

Posted in: Funding

Jun

20

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Funding Awarded to Wright State University’s High School Education Day for Substance Abuse Prevention Project

Posted by on June 20th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The GMR office is happy to announce that Wright State University has been granted an Emerging Health Initiative award in support of their High School Education Day for Substance Abuse Prevention project. Description – Wright State University librarians, along with faculty and graduate students from the Boonshoft School of Medicine and College of Education and… Read More »

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Jun

18

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Funding Awarded to University of Minnesota Medical School – Duluth Mino Izhiwebzi Project

Posted by on June 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The GMR office is thrilled to announce funding for the Mino Izhiwebzi (“Good Health”) project created by the University of Minnesota Medical School – Duluth via our Health Information Outreach award. Description:  Mino Izhiwebzi uses a multifaceted approach to address chronic disease management and improved wellness among Native American Ojibwe Elders of the Bois Forte… Read More »

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Mar

12

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Funding Awarded to Health Literacy of Displaced Populations project at the University of Iowa

Posted by on March 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The GMR office is happy to announce funding for the Health Literacy of Displaced Populations project via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  This project will develop and implement a health literacy training for refugee women living in Johnson and Linn counties in Iowa.  Training sessions will be developed in collaboration with scholars from… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding

Sep

06

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Native Voices: An Exercise in History; Collaboration and Fun

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness is a traveling exhibition that explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.  This past summer, The University of Cincinnati had the opportunity to host the exhibit while collaborating with a series of speakers.  Here is an overview… Read More »

Posted in: Partner Outreach Libraries, Success Stories

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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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