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Aug

10

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New NNLM PSR Consumer Health Librarian: Nora Franco!

Posted by on August 10th, 2018 Tags: ,

On August 1, NNLM PSR welcomed Nora Franco as the new Consumer Health Librarian!

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, General, Membership, Outreach

Jul

03

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Express Outreach Award Highlights: Leveraging Health Literacy and Community Health Resources to Improve Senior Care in Nevada

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018

Terry Henner, Head of Outreach Services at the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, presents highlights of an outreach project funded through the NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award program, with a main goal of strengthening and enhancing access to local and national health information resources for the Washoe County community of seniors and their caregivers.

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

Jul

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NNLM Education & Outreach Librarian Kay Deeney Announces Retirement on June 28!

Posted by on July 2nd, 2018 Tags:

Kay Deeney, NNLM PSR Education & Outreach Librarian, announced her retirement on June 28, after a nearly 37-year library career at UCLA. She will return to her position for one year on recall status at 43% time beginning August 1.

Posted in: Announcements, General, Outreach, PubMed

Jun

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Spotlight on Outreach to Promotores de Salud at the University of Arizona in Tucson!

Posted by on June 13th, 2018

The outreach video “Promotores de Salud,” featured at the NLM Update at MLA 2018, highlights outreach activities of the University of Arizona, Tucson, with one of the state’s key audiences of community health workers. The animated vignette features Yamila El-Kkayat, UAHSL Outreach Librarian; Jerry Perry, Associate Dean, University of Arizona–Tucson Libraries; and Kay Deeney, NNLM PSR Education & Outreach Librarian.

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, Outreach

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

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