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Mar

19

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Now Accepting Applications for Funding Opportunities!

Posted by on March 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Funding

Mar

14

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UMN Hosts Successful Data Workshop for Researchers

Posted by on March 14th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

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 »

Posted in: Data Science, From the GMR, Funding, Success Stories

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 »

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Feb

27

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Begins Workshops on GMR-Funded Project

Posted by on February 27th, 2019 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries, Success Stories, Training

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

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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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