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Posts by archive: October 2018

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NLM Traveling Exhibits: Hints to Enhance the Experience from a Veteran Host!

Posted by on October 29th, 2018

Veteran NLM traveling exhibit host Evelyn Kobayashi at San Leandro Medical Center provides highlights from her recent experience with “For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform,” and also provides a number of helpful tips for institutions considering hosting an NLM traveling exhibit.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health



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Typhoon Yutu Resources to Support Northern Mariana Islands

Posted by on October 25th, 2018

In light of Super Typhoon Yutu’s recent impact on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and with assistance from NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC), we have compiled information resources for the affected area, including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Public Health



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October is Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 18th, 2018

Health Literacy Month is celebrated annually in October. The theme for Health Literacy Month is “Be a Health Literacy Hero.”

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Outreach



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New Joint NSF/NLM Funding Announcement: Generalizable Data Science Methods for Biomedical Research

Posted by on October 11th, 2018

In recognition of the need to support research to develop innovative and transformative mathematical and statistical approaches to address important data-driven biomedical and health challenges, the National Library of Medicine and the National Science Foundation have issued a joint funding opportunity to support the Initiative on Generalizable Data Science Methods for Biomedical Research. The application submission window deadline is in early January, 2019.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Electronic Health Records, Funding, Technology



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Clem McDonald, MD, Named as First NLM Chief Health Data Standards Officer

Posted by on October 3rd, 2018

NLM announces the appointment of Clem McDonald, MD, to the newly created position of Chief Health Data Standards Officer for the National Library of Medicine, effective November 1, 2018.

Posted in: Announcements, Data, General, Public Health

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