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Are you interested in using Graphic Medicine as a health outreach tool, but don’t know where to start? Does your library have a Graphic Medicine collection, but you want ideas of how to expand and create outreach around these resources? Is your organization interested in creating Graphic Medicine to address a health need in your… Read More »
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 »
Held this year in White River Junction, VT at the Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) and Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH), the 9th Annual Comics in Medicine Conference brought together a mix of creators, medical professionals, librarians and others to discuss how graphic novels are being used by a wide array of professionals and artists… Read More »
September is National Preparedness Month. But why mention that in mid-August? Because I’m happy to announce a brand-new Graphic Medicine Book Club Kit focused on Emergency Preparedness and Recovery just in time to include as part of National Preparedness Month activities. Using Don Brown’s Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, this kit provides a… Read More »
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Learning about a new health topic can be hard. It can feel overwhelming and impersonal. But Graphic Medicine can help. Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that tell personal stories of health and wellness. The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest. By reading the author or illustrator’s personal story,… Read More »