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Aug

19

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Reaching Around the World: Grantees’ Big Summer

Posted by on August 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Brittany Netherton and Brenda Lormil two NNLM NER grantees had big summers presenting the work they’re doing at events in San Diego and Sweden! Brittany from the Darien Library had the opportunity present on graphic novels in the library at the San Diego Comic-Con and her work with Graphic Medicine. From Brittany: “On Thursday, July… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Graphic Medicine

Jun

14

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Graphic Medicine and the Immigrant Experience

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

Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not have experienced personally.  These stories can also help us feel less alone in our own… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Apr

22

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Resource Round-Up: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

As part of NNLM NER’s ongoing commitment to supporting the integration and expansion of graphic medicine in the outreach work of our partners, NER hosted the very well received New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon on April 10. If you couldn’t attend or want a refresher on some of the resources presented, check out the links… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Feb

15

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You’re Invited: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon

Posted by on February 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  UPDATE: We’re happy to announce that travel scholarships are now available for attendees from the New England region traveling more than 50 miles.  For more information or to apply, contact Sarah Levin-Lederer (sarah.levinlederer@umassmed.edu) or Martha Meacham (martha.meacham2@umassmed.edu). Are you interested in using Graphic Medicine as a health outreach tool, but don’t know where to… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine, Trainings

Nov

16

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Teaching Public Health with Graphic Medicine

Posted by on November 16th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Public Health is a broad set of actions that promote wellness, but a lot of people don’t understand what public health does for us.   Can graphic medicine (comics and graphic novels with health, wellness and disease themes) help us better understand public health?  Spoiler Alert: the answer is yes! Here are a few examples… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

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