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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

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

Dec

17

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Health News You Can Use Beyond the Headlines

Posted by on December 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The news comes and goes quickly.  Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

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

Oct

30

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North American Health Science Librarianship (NASHL) Lightning Talk – Thank You

Posted by on October 30th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Yesterday I had the wonderful opportunity both attend and to give a lightning talk at the North American Health Science Libraries, Inc. (NASHL) annual conference in Manchester, NH. The theme was Remaining Strong in an Ever-Changing Landscape. It was a way to network and celebrate NAHSL’s 60 years of membership. For those who are not… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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