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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 »
As part of a partnership with the All of Us Research Program, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NNLM NER) is pleased to offer up to 20 Professional Development Awards for library staff to attend ALA Midwinter. Library Awardees can apply for up to $3,000 for registration and travel costs. Eligibility – Any library in CT, MA,… Read More »
This post highlights one of the NNLM NER funding projects during 2018-2019. To learn more about our funding, as well as current and past projects visit https://nnlm.gov/ner/funding/funded. Project Title: Comics and Medicine 2018 Conference Organization: The Center for Cartoon Studies Contact: James Sturm, Director of the Center for Cartoon Studies The Comics and Medicine 2018 Conference seeks… Read More »
Kamau learns what it’s like to be blind She is a top model and has muscular dystrophy Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups was the title of the NNLM NER funded grant project implemented by Visions Consulting in Year 1. Visually-impaired attorney, Liz Myska and business partner Jack Peacock are… Read More »
The following is the second in a series of blog posts written by NER funded grant recipients. Through these posts you can read about how NLM resources are promoting health in our New England communities. This week’s blog post was written by Meaghan McCarthy, the Eureka! Program Manager from the Girls Inc. organization located in Worcester,… Read More »