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New NLM Chief of International Programs: Dan Gerendasy

Posted by on July 12th, 2012 0 comments

NLM is pleased to announce its new Chief of International Programs, Dan Gerendasy, Ph.D. Dan comes to NLM from the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR), where for the last eight years his responsibilities as a Scientific Review Officer included leading reviews of major international and global health research projects and training programs. His award-winning… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General

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Introducing WISER for iOS 3.0, with Native Support for the iPad

Posted by on July 9th, 2012 0 comments

WISER for iOS 3.0, a universal app for Apple iOS devices, is now available. WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. This new release adds… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

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NCTSN Guidelines for Helping Children Impacted by Wildfires

Posted by on July 9th, 2012 0 comments

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has various resources to help support those experiencing the devastating wildfires burning across several states. Children react and recover from wildfires and other disasters in a variety of ways, depending on their personal experience of the fire, previous experiences, and life circumstances. Resources in English and Spanish include:… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response

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National Library of Medicine Adds Five New Collections to Digital Oral History Holdings

Posted by on July 9th, 2012 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division recently added to its online oral history content 130 interviews, over 6,800 pages of transcripts, and 50 hours of audio content, along with five new special collections. These additions more than double the number of interviews, and increases by 50% the number of pages of transcripts… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

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