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Jan

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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

Nov

19

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GMR to Help Support Health Literacy Summit

Posted by on November 19th, 2018 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Consumer Health, Funding, Success Stories

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

Aug

02

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Public Health Department Funded to Make Data FAIR

Posted by on August 2nd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Data Science, Funding, Public Health, Success Stories

Jul

30

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GMR to Fund UC’s 4th Annual Data Day

Posted by on July 30th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Data Science, Funding, Success Stories

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