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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

Oct

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ALA Midwinter Travel Awards Available

Posted by on October 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

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 »

Posted in: All of Us, Funded Project, Trainings

Jun

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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

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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

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