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Funding Award for Akron-Summit Public Library Fitness Tracker Cohorts

Posted by on January 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

I’m pleased to announce that the Akron-Summit County Public Library (Ohio) Science & Technology Division lead by Monique Mason has been awarded funding for a great community physical fitness project! Background: Twenty-nine percent of Summit County residents are obese, slightly lower than the state-wide average of 30% 1. The obesity rate in the City of Akron… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

Dec

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Teaching a Nursing Workshop with the Help of a Professional Development Grant from NNLM GMR

Posted by on December 28th, 2017 0 comments

This Fall Semester 2017, for the first time, I connected with nursing faculty at a brown bag tailored for the University of Akron’s School of Nursing faculty.  The brown bag series are usually well attended, and after getting in touch with the coordinator of the sessions, I offered my first one-hour workshop for the School… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Training

Dec

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Professional Develop Award Funds Two Courses on Data Management

Posted by on December 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The Joint 2017 Midwest Medical Library Association and Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association Conference received the Professional Development Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region to offer two continuing education courses focused on data management. We selected this topic based on the vision of the new Director of the National… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from the Region, Success Stories, Training

Dec

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Funding Awarded for training course, “Evidence-Based Practice and the Medical Librarian”

Posted by on December 6th, 2017 0 comments

For the full day on August 2nd, 2017, Connie Schardt presented her popular continuing training course, “Evidence-Based Practice and the Medical Librarian” at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, thanks to the Health Sciences Information Section (HSIS) of the North Dakota Library Association (NDLA) and a Professional Development Award from… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from the Region, Success Stories, Training

Nov

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Funding Awarded for Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Training

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