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Jun

17

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OSU Health Sciences Library Receives National Library of Medicine Award

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is pleased to announce The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library as an award recipient of the 2019-2020 NNLM All of Us Ambassador Program. Funding for this program stems from a critical partnership between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and All… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Libraries, 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 »

Posted in: Blog, Funding

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

Nov

12

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Mobility for All, Bring Chair Yoga to Your Library

Posted by on November 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Effingham Public Library, a catalyst for positive change, is excited to partner with the Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine to bring a series of chair yoga classes to our small, rural community. The “Mobility for All” project responds to the latest Community Health Profile Report for Effingham, Illinois, that found a… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Oct

01

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GMR Welcomes Back UIC as an Outreach Library

Posted by on October 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags:

The GMR is pleased to announce that the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) is once again active in our Network outreach. UIC becomes the second Partner Outreach Library (POL) in Illinois, joining Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. Congratulations, UIC LHS! UIC librarians, as do our… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries

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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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