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Feb

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NNLM PSR Exhibit Presence at the University of Arizona Annual Connect2STEM Event in Phoenix Makes an Impact!

Posted by on February 26th, 2020 Tags:

NNLM PSR librarians Nora Franco and Kelli Ham attended and exhibited at the annual University of Arizona College of Medicine Connect2STEM event, reaching over 250 visitors at the largest STEM-related event held in downtown Phoenix. They focused on providing outreach for consumer health information, citizen science, and the All of Us Research Program.

Posted in: Advocacy, All of Us, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, K-12 Resources, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Precision Medicine

Oct

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Expanding the Health Professions Pipeline in Nevada

Posted by on October 14th, 2019

NNLM PSR staff visited the Touro University Nevada library to see their subaward, “Using Virtual Reality & 3D Technologies to Expand the Health Professions Pipeline in Southern Nevada,” in action.

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, MedlinePlus, NLM Products, Outreach, Technology

Apr

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NNLM PSR Mini-Award Highlights: American University of Health Sciences Health Academy

Posted by on April 26th, 2019

June Kim, librarian at the American University of Health Sciences in Signal Hill, CA, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Mini-Award funding to host a two-day health-related “mini academy” for underrepresented youth in the community. Activities included demonstrations of first aid procedures, vital sign and body measurements, and research activities with NLM’s MedlinePlus resource.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Public Health, PubMed

Oct

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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

May

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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

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