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Sep

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Resources You Can Use: Youth Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on September 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

September is National Preparedness Month and there’s still time to save for an emergency, make and practice your plan, and get involved in community preparedness. This year, Week Three of Preparedness Month (September 15-21) is focused on Youth Preparedness.  Kids can be great ambassadors for preparedness and involving them in the planning process can improve… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Public Health

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

May

23

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A Focus on #citeNLM 2019 – Elevating Health Equity: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on May 23rd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

On May 6, 2019, NNLM successfully hosted its Spring Wikipedia edit-a-thon. This  year’s edit-a-thon happened live during an MLA immersion session titled, “Elevating Health Equity: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Building on the success of the prior edit-a-thons, this time more than 50 editors, including first-time editors, edited 42 different articles, adding over 6,980 words for 134 total… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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

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

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