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NNLM PSR provided professional development funding to support six public librarians who attended the one-day session “Libraries as Partners in Health: an NNLM Seminar on Consumer Health,” a one-day session held June 21 at the National Library of Medicine.
Peg Eby-Jager, A.M.L.S., Librarian | Consumer Health Information Specialist, writes about her experience attending the Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium held during the 2018 Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. She received a travel award from NNLM to support her attendance.
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.”
The NIH has issued a Request for Information to solicit “use cases” or input on health problems or research questions of interest that the All of Us Research Program could potentially help address. Responses must be submitted by February 23 using the program’s IdeaScale website.