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The MAReport
Quarterly Newsletter from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region

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Springing Forward with NLM and NNLM MAR

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments

Spring is my favorite season. It’s always so nice after a long winter to see my backyard come back to life with wildlife, flowers, and my favorite sign of spring – rhubarb! It is also my favorite month professionally. On May 1, NNLM MAR entered Year 4 of our current Cooperative Agreement with the National… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 2


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Member Spotlight: Debra Youngfelt, BS, MCHES, CTTS

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments

In this issue, we are delighted to spotlight the Eastcentral and Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers. Executive Director Debra Youngfelt and Health Educator Elizabeth Schaffer reflect on their careers and on two NNLM MAR-funded projects. My career has been shaped by a strong and early interest in health, teaching and helping others to function… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 2


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Community Health Workers: An Important Partner in Promoting Health Literacy

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments

In April, I had the opportunity to speak at the Unity Community Health Worker (CHW) Conference. At this 20th anniversary meeting, the National Association of Community Health Workers launched, providing CHWs with their own professional organization at the national level. My presentation, titled Link your Community with Quality Health Information: A Skill Building Workshop, was… Read More »

Posted in: 2019, Issue 2


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