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National Library of Medicine Team visits NNLM MAR

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

MAR Updates Kate Flewelling, Executive Director On February 1-2, 2018, four visitors from the National Library of Medicine conducted a site visit with staff from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), and the NNLM Web Services Office (NWSO). Both NNLM MAR and NWSO are based at the Health Sciences… Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

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Member Spotlight: Olivia Glotfelty, MLIS

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Olivia Glotfelty, MLIS University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh, PA Medical libraries serve a vital role in the healthcare process. When I first entered my position as librarian at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh and met with hospital staff, the most common response was, “Oh, we have a library?” Medical libraries, often… Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

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Health Outreach Made Simple

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator One of the things I enjoy most about my position at NNLM MAR is the ability to take the time to listen to our network members and find ways to meet their needs. After hearing from staff from a variety of agencies, I recognized that there was a… Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

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Citizen Science and the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Academic Outreach Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator Citizen science combines participatory research with ongoing research by scientists and researchers in various disciplines—astronomy, biology, environmental health, biomedical research, and beyond. It allows volunteers to contribute to research projects in all of these disciplines from their homes, from their phones, or from their own backyards. Citizen scientists from… Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

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Shared Decision Making Can Empower the Patient

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Did You Know? Michelle Burda, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Participatory medicine, patient-centered care and the empowered patient are all examples of present day terminology that illustrate the changing role of the patient/consumer in their relationship to their health care. A person is no longer a passive recipient in their health care but rather an… Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

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Libraries as Health Equity Partners

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Health Professions Updates Erin Seger, Health Professions Coordinator More than once since beginning my role as the Health Professions Coordinator with MAR, I have found myself explaining the connection between my educational background in public health and my professional experience as a Health Educator with the mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine…. Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

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New All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator at MAR

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018 0 comments

All of Us Updates Veronica Leigh Milliner, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator I am excited to join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region as the new All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator. I started at the beginning of January, and I’m looking forward to helping shape and implement community engagement… Read More »

Posted in: Winter 2018

This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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