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Jun

04

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NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award Highlights: Reducing Fatal Complication of Prematurity with “NEC-Zero” at the University of Arizona

Posted by on June 4th, 2018

A research team based at the University of Arizona College of Nursing and Health Sciences Library present highlights of their NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award, targeting both consumers and health professionals, to reduce risks of complications related to necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), the second leading cause of death and the major reason for emergency surgery for fragile infants in early life.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Funding, NLM Products, Outreach, PubMed

May

17

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NNLM PSR Mini-Award Highlights for Mount Saint Mary’s University “Mount Wellness” Training Project

Posted by on May 17th, 2018

Rebekah Tweed Fox, Instruction and Outreach Librarian based at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles, highlights her library’s involvement in the campus initiative for comprehensive wellness, “Mount Wellness,” with instruction for student Peer Wellness Advocates to use MedlinePlus as a resource in their activities, conducting workshops in the library to promote MedlinePlus, and introducing a collection of “healthy furniture” as a library resource. She successfully applied for funding support through the NNLM PSR outreach Mini-Award program.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Training

Apr

18

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NNLM “All of Us” National Program Launches May 6: You Can Get Involved!

Posted by on April 18th, 2018

The NNLM “All of Us” National Program officially launches on Sunday, May 6. In addition, an informational webinar on involvement opportunities for NNLM members will be held on April 30 at 11:00am PDT.

Posted in: All of Us, Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Outreach, Precision Medicine, Public Health

Apr

12

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Eric Dishman to Deliver 2018 NLM/MLA Leiter Lecture Videocast on May 9

Posted by on April 12th, 2018

Eric Dishman, director of the All of Us Research Program at NIH, will deliver the 2018 Joseph Leiter National Library of Medicine/Medical Library Association Lecture live broadcast on Wednesday, May 9, at 10:30 AM PDT. The lecture is open to the public. The featured presentation will be “Precision Communications for Precision Health: Challenges and Strategies for Reaching All of Us.”

Posted in: All of Us, Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Outreach, Precision Medicine, Public Health

Apr

09

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NNLM PSR Mini-Award Highlights for Promoting Awareness of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Library

Posted by on April 9th, 2018

Jill Barr-Walker, Clinical Librarian based at the University of California, San Francisco, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Hospital Library, highlights the experience of participating in two health fair events in the summer and fall of 2017 to promote awareness of the resources and services provided by ZSFG Library to staff, patients, and the local community. She received funding support through the NNLM PSR outreach Mini-Award program.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Outreach

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