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Oct

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The Future of NLM’s Biomedical Informatics Course

Posted by on October 17th, 2017

In an effort led by Rex Robison, head of the Training and Outreach Unit in Library Operations, NLM seeks comments on the evolvement of the next iteration of its well-known Biomedical Informatics Course, first established in 1992.

Posted in: NLM Products, Training

Oct

17

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NNLM PSR Sponsors Seven Viewing Sites for MLA Webinar About Understanding Precision Medicine

Posted by on October 17th, 2017 Tags:

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR), sponsored seven sites for MLA’s recent webcast, “Helping Patients and Health Care Consumers Understand Precision Medicine.”

Posted in: General, Training

Oct

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California Wildfires Declared Public Health Emergency

Posted by on October 16th, 2017

Acting Health and Human Services Director Eric D. Hargan has declared a public health emergency in California due to wildfires. NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has compiled many resources to assist with response and recovery from the wildfires, including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, NLM Products, Public Health

Sep

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Esther Sternberg, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, Appointed 2017-18 Chair of the NLM Board of Regents!

Posted by on September 26th, 2017

Esther Sternberg, MD, professor of medicine at the Arizona College of Medicine, joined the NLM Board of Regents in 2014 and became chair in August, 2017.

Posted in: General, NLM Products

Sep

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ClinicalTrials.gov Updated with More Changes to Improve Usability!

Posted by on September 25th, 2017

As part of an ongoing effort to enhance the functionality of NLM’s ClinicalTrials.gov resource, NLM released the next phase of updates on September 25, 2017.

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Products, Public Health

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