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Jun

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Eating with the Ecosystem: Citizen Science Project

Posted by on June 3rd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

What New England foods do you associate with summertime in New England?   I bet “Lobstah” and “Fried Clams” are in your top ten answers. Being a “Foodie” who has lived in New England my whole life, I am very in tune with using local ingredients choosing recipes that celebrate New England’s local species and seasonal… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

May

03

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Interested in Mental Health? Looking for a Great Conference? Check Out the AMHL/SALIS Annual Conference

Posted by on May 3rd, 2019 0 comments

What do you like most about your job? A big perk to my job as an Education and Outreach Coordinator for the NNLM NER is that there are many opportunities to attend very interesting conferences. Just last week, I was in Boston at the Countway Library of Medicine attending a 3-day annual conference of the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Apr

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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Posted by on April 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

                  The blog post that follows was written by Saba Shahid, Chief Smiling Officer of The Art Cart. In May of 2018 The Art Cart received a Community Engagement Grant Award from the NNLM NER to create an online training program to about how use art as… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Patient Engagement

Apr

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Focused Outreach in Quiet Corner, CT

Posted by on April 1st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  In each year of our five-year cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine, the New England region provides a special kind of outreach, called “Focused Outreach” to specified, medically-underserved areas in New England.  Bangor, Maine was identified as this year’s urban, focused outreach area and Quiet Corner, Connecticut was identified as the rural,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Feb

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Posted by on February 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

“Alexa, what is neurodiversity?” She answers me, “Neurodiversity is the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, regarded as part of normal variation in the human population (used especially in the context of autistic spectrum disorders).” When I read last week’s press release from Worcester Polytecnic Institute, “WPI Researchers Urge High-Tech Firms… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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