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Mar

14

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Funded Project: HAMA Reaching Haitian Communities with Health Information

Posted by on March 14th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

The following blog post was written by Brenda Lormil, a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Brenda shares the work she and her team are doing to connect Haitian community members across Massachusetts to primary care and health resources in Haitian Creole. From May to October of 2018, Haitian American Medical Association (HAMA) had… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Patient Engagement

Feb

20

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ALA Midwinter – NNLM NER Professional Development Recipient Post 1

Posted by on February 20th, 2019 0 comments

This the first in a series of blog posts authored by individuals who professional development grants from NNLM NER to attend ALA Midwinter 2019 and the preconference event “Implicit Bias, Health Disparities, and Health Literacy: Intersections in Health Equity“. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I received a Professional Development Award from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Network of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Funded Project, Trainings

Feb

12

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Visits to Eastern Maine Community College and Vose Public Library

Posted by on February 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Last week, I visited Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) in Bangor, Maine. I spent the morning speaking with library and Information Technology staff about mobile apps from the National Library of Medicine. EMCC received NER funds to purchase twelve tablets, expanding the library’s ability to teach NLM resources to nursing and allied health students. We focused… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, NLM Resources

Jan

04

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School-based Alternative Peer Group (APG): An Innovative Solution to Reach Disadvantaged Students, Advance Behavioral Health Equity and Reduce Stigma in the Prevention and Recovery of Adolescent Addiction

Posted by on January 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Stephanie Briody, co-founder of Behavior Health Innovators, Inc. in South Chatham, Massachusetts. Behaviorial Health Innovators is a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Stephanie shares the work of  her team, creating a program that provides in-school support and treatment for high school students with Substance Use Disorder…. Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Dec

08

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Focused Outreach to Bangor (ME) Public Library

Posted by on December 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Last June, I took a drive up to Bangor, Maine to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is putting the spotlight on the work of Bangor-area librarians for 2018-2019. We interviewed nine librarians at various Maine locations, including two hospital libraries, two urban libraries, two rural libraries, a community college library… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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