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Connect with MAR at an Upcoming Conference

Posted by on September 3rd, 2018 Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, In the Region, Outreach


MAR coordinators would love the chance to speak with you in person about your projects, and opportunities for potential partnership! Below are details on conferences and workshops where you could have the chance to meet and greet with our staff through the end of this year. If you have additional questions or would like to know about other in-person events, please contact us.

MAR at Bethel Park Public Library – Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda will present, “Engage for Health: Learn How to Improve Communication with your Doctor,” on September 11 at the Bethel Park Public Library in Pittsburgh, PA.

NNLM at the 3rd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner will be attending the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) in Albuquerque, NM, taking place September 26-30. Several current and former NNLM staff will be presenting a pre-conference entitled, “Transforming Communities through Health Outreach and Programming”. View the JCLC conference page for details and registration.

MAR at Stony Brook University – Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda will be sharing information about NLM resources at the Stony Brook University Health Sciences Library’s HealthTech Fair on September 26 in Stony Brook, NY.

MAR at the New York State Association for Rural Health – Health Professions Coordinator Erin Seger will be presenting, “Trusted Resources to Support Rural Health Initiatives” in Cortland, NY on September 27-28, for the New York State Association for Rural Health (NYSARH) Annual Conference. View the NYSARH conference page for details and registration.

MAR at North Shore Public Library – On September 27, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda will present on the Go4Life Program from the National Institute on Aging at the North Shore Public Library in Brookhaven, NY.

MAR at Wilkinsburg Public Library All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner will be at the Wilkinsburg Public Library Community Health Fair on October 13 in Pittsburgh, PA. She will be providing information about the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network and demonstrations of health information resources for the public.

MAR at the Pennsylvania Library Association – Academic Coordinator Elaina Vitale will present “National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists” for the Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) Conference on October 17 in Harrisburg, PA. View the PaLA conference page for details and registration.

MAR at the NY/NJ Chapter of the Medical Library Association – Executive Director Kate Flewelling will provide an NNLM Update on October 24 at SUNY College of Optometry for the 69th Annual NY/NJ MLA chapter meeting. View the NY/NJ event page for details and registration.

MAR at the Documents Association of New Jersey – On October 26, Academic Coordinator Elaina Vitale will present, “Collaboration and Innovation: NNLM’s Nationwide Online Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon” to the Documents Association of New Jersey in Trenton, NJ.

MAR at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner will be joining the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Woods Run branch for a day of Health and Wellness on October 27 in Pittsburgh, PA. She will present on the All of Us Research Program along with partners from the All of Us Pennsylvania program.

MAR at the New York Library Association – On November 7, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner will present on the All of Us Research Program and Public Libraries at the New York Library Association (NYLA) Pre-Conference in Rochester, NY. Executive Director Kate Flewelling, Program Lead Renae Barger and Health Programming Coordinator Michael Balkenhol will assist with the pre-conference. Visit the NYLA pre-conference page for more information.

MAR at the Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter of the Medical Library Association – Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda will provide an NNLM Update on November 15 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON for the Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter (UNYOC) of MLA annual meeting. View the UNYOC event page for details and registration.

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Hannah Sinemus is the Technology Liaison for the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR). Although she updates the MAR web pages, blog, newsletter and social media, Hannah is not the sole author of this content. If you have questions about a MARquee or MAReport posting, please contact the Middle Atlantic Region directly at nnlmmar@pitt.edu.

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