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The Greater Midwest Region (GMR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has released nearly $500,000 in funding opportunities! Our office has released Calls for Applications for the following: Research Data Award: Up to $20,000 (Applications due April 1st) Emerging Initiatives Award: Up to $10,000 (Applications due April 1st) Health Information Outreach Award: Two funding… Read More »
Librarians from the University of Minnesota’s Health Sciences Library in the Twin Cities made the 160 mile trek to the University’s coordinate campus in Duluth to conduct a special half-day workshop for researchers on data management. The workshop was part of a Research Data award that was funded through the GMR. Julie Davis, workshop participant… Read More »
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 »
Despite the frigid cold and mounds of snow in Wisconsin, the GMR-funded project Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust is picking up steam! Through this project, Wisconsin Health Literacy is offering 32 “digital health literacy” workshops for consumers most at risk for low health literacy. Although weather has forced some workshops to be rescheduled,… Read More »
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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 »