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10 Ways to Stay Connected During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by on March 26th, 2020 0 comments

Working remotely and want to stay involved? Looking for ways to participate in classes and events while practicing social distancing? If so, here is a list of ways to stay connected! Take on-demand classes offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) or Public Library Association (PLA). NNLM class topics include evaluation basics,… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, In the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Technology



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Participate in a Pandemic Response Hackathon This Weekend!

Posted by on March 24th, 2020 0 comments

Convened by Datavant in collaboration with the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), the American Public Health Association, Komodo Health, Prognos, Mapbox, and Immuta, the Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. The goal is to bring public… Read More »

Posted in: Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health, Technology



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High Quality Nutrition Information Resources

Posted by on February 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

As I prepare to speak at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference in April, I’ve reflected on resources appropriate for dieticians and others who work in nutrition-related fields. In my role as Health Professions Coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), I focus… Read More »

Posted in: Health Professionals, Public Health, The MAReport



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It’s National Health Education Week!

Posted by on October 23rd, 2019 0 comments

During the third week of October, the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) celebrates National Health Education Week. The goal of NHEW is to increase national awareness of major public health issues and promote a better understanding of the role of health education. Have you heard of the field of health education, or do you know… Read More »

Posted in: CHES, Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health



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Funding is Available for 2019-2020 Health Information Outreach Projects

Posted by on February 8th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individuals’… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Health Professionals, Outreach



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January and February classes for Certified Health Education Specialists

Posted by on January 8th, 2019 0 comments

Happy New Year from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine! Please see below for descriptions of our upcoming courses that offer Category I CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists. These is no cost to attend these classes, just create a free account with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to sign up! From… Read More »

Posted in: CHES, Health Professionals, Public Health



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Start the New Year with New Knowledge! Upcoming Training Opportunities from NNLM

Posted by on January 3rd, 2019 0 comments

Looking for professional development opportunities? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides opportunities for library staff, health professionals, educators and others to learn about new health information resources and programs. All of our classes are free, and many are eligible for continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. Even if you will not… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data Science, Education, Health Professionals, K-12



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Pennsylvanians can Receive Naloxone for Free on Thursday

Posted by on December 11th, 2018 0 comments

From the Pennsylvania Press Room: The Wolf Administration will provide naloxone for free to any Pennsylvanian who wants it at nearly 80 locations across the state, primarily at state health centers and county/municipal health departments, on Thursday, December 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., as part of the administration’s ongoing effort to reduce the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, In the Region, K-12, Public Health



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It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week!

Posted by on December 4th, 2018 0 comments

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 2-8, 2018, is a national awareness campaign focused on highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) established NIVW in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. Why December? Flu vaccination coverage estimates from past seasons have… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health



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Resources for Coping with Trauma

Posted by on October 29th, 2018 0 comments

As many of you may know, NNLM MAR’s offices are located at the University of Pittsburgh, just a few miles from the Tree of Life Synagogue where 11 people lost their lives on Saturday morning. While all NNLM MAR staff are physically safe, we grieve with our friends, neighbors and colleagues. This morning, we received… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Health Professionals, In the Region, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

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