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Sep

21

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Graphic Medicine and Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

September is National Preparedness Month! How can graphic medicine help with emergency preparedness, response and recovery? Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Aug

18

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NNLM’s Public Health Webinar Series: September Preview

Posted by on August 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Public health professionals mark your calendar for the second Wednesday of every other month from 2:00-2:45 PM ET (September, November, January, etc.). We hope you’ll join us to learn about topics such as data in community health assessment and finding emergency preparedness health information and more. Every webinar in this series will offer .75 CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists!… Read More »

Posted in: NPHCO, Public Health, Webinars

Jun

23

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African-American/Black Experiences and Anti-Racism in Graphic Medicine

Posted by on June 23rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at NNLM NER stand with the Black and African American community. My colleagues in other NNLM regions curated lists highlighting Black/African-American Health and Anti-Racist resources: Pacific Southwest Region with links to African American mental health, anti-racist reading materials, cultural competency, NLM African… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

May

18

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Civics 101: Census

Posted by on May 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

2020 is a Census year! For a lot of people, the Census is something they do every ten years and then they don’t think about it again until it’s time to fill out the survey again.  But for people who work in public policy, who are interested in politics or who work for local, state… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Apr

17

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Reflecting on NEGM20 and Looking Forward on NER Graphic Medicine Initiative

Posted by on April 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

When you put together an event, you don’t want attendees to know what goes on behind the scenes.  But it’s important to draw back the curtain and note that the 2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference (NEGM20) was supposed to be an in-person conference held on MCPHS’s Boston campus March 26-28.  NEGM20 became an online… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Graphic Medicine

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