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Nov

28

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Assessment, Big Data and Bias

Posted by on November 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We are currently living in the age of big data. Vast amounts of data are collected on everyone, everyday. The data may come from the phone, tracking where you are in an effort to connect to the closest tower. It might be in the security cameras or the software used by a child writing a… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, Data

Nov

26

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Library Carpentry – Scholarship Recipient Post 2

Posted by on November 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This is the second blog post in a series authored by 7 individuals who received scholarships from the New England Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM NER) to attend the Library Carpentry Training held at Brown University on October 22nd and October 23, 2018. In this installment, a scholarship recipient describes  the tools… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Nov

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Library Carpentry – Scholarship Recipient Post 1

Posted by on November 21st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

This is the first blog post in a series authored by 7 individuals who received scholarships from the New England Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM NER)  to attend the Library Carpentry Training held at Brown University on October 22nd and October 23, 2018. In this installment, a scholarship recipient describes… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Nov

16

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Teaching Public Health with Graphic Medicine

Posted by on November 16th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Public Health is a broad set of actions that promote wellness, but a lot of people don’t understand what public health does for us.   Can graphic medicine (comics and graphic novels with health, wellness and disease themes) help us better understand public health?  Spoiler Alert: the answer is yes! Here are a few examples… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

Nov

12

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Living in Freedom Together (LIFT)

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

  The following post is written by Nicole Bell, the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization LIFT (Living in Freedom Together).  Nicole Bell and Dr. Marianne Sarkis from Clark University were recently awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England region. The name of their  project is “Trauma-Informed Training for Health Providers, Educators,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Public Health

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