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Jun

05

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Funded Project Spotlight: The Center for Cartoon Studies

Posted by on June 5th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Funded Project, Graphic Medicine

Jun

04

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CNN Looks at the Best and Worst Cities for the Differently-abled

Posted by on June 4th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Patient Engagement

Feb

20

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Eureka! A Program for Girls that Encourages Healthy Living

Posted by on February 20th, 2018 0 comments

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 »

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

Feb

05

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Couples Teamwork Program: Shaping a Strong Future with Chronic Illness

Posted by on February 5th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The following is the first in a series of blog posts written by NER funded grant recipients. Through these posts we hope to share with you how NLM resources are helping those in need in New England. This week’s blog post was written by Elyce Waksman, the Couples Teamwork Program Manager from the YWCA of… Read More »

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

Jan

10

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Lyman Maynard Stowe Library Acquires Tablets to Teach Diabetes Resources

Posted by on January 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

This post is part of a series on NNLM NER’s funded projects. This is an excerpt from the Final Report submitted by Wendy Urciuoli, MLS.  In FY2016-2017, NNLM NER funded a partnership between Lyman Maynard Stowe Library (UConn Health) and educators at the outpatient diabetes clinic to investigate the use of tablet computers in the… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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