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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.
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.
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.”
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.
Alison Clement, Community Health Librarian at Marshall Community Health Library in northern California, highlights the experience of hosting the NLM traveling exhibition “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic & Medicine and associated activities in July, 2017. She received funding support through the NNLM PSR outreach Mini-Award program.