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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 »
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 »
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 »
The GMR office is excited to announce that Richland Public Health has been granted a Research Data Award to make county-level health data FAIR. Background: Health assessments at the county-level are resources health professionals and librarians rely on heavily to inform the development of community health programming, interventions, and grant applications to fund efforts that… Read More »
The GMR office is excited to announce that the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been granted a Research Data Award to host its 2019 Data Day Event! Background: UC Data Day is the only event on the University of Cincinnati campus that connects the libraries with researchers and community partners in a collaborative and informative… Read More »