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NLM Announces Digitization of Materials from the Leonidas H. Berry Papers

Posted by on July 16th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine has announced new public access to over 1,600 letters, photographs, and other materials selected and newly-digitized from the Leonidas H. Berry Papers 1907-1982 archival collection, celebrating the career and personal life of the trailblazing physician and civil rights advocate. Social justice activist, medical pioneer, and influential member of the African… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Disparities, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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June 2018 Midday at the Oasis Webinar Recording Now Available!

Posted by on July 5th, 2018

On June 20, NNLM PSR presented Libraries and the All of Us Research Program: Opportunities for Community Engagement in Public Libraries for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. Kelli Ham, NNLM PSR Community Engagement Librarian, provided an overview of the NIH All of Us Research Program and ways in which NNLM will support new… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Public Health



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March 2018 Midday at the Oasis Webinar Recording Now Available!

Posted by on March 28th, 2018

On March 27, NNLM PSR presented Perspectives in Cultural Competence and Cultural Humility for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. Xan Goodman, Health Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, was the featured presenter. The session introduced health sciences librarians to the concepts of cultural competence and cultural humility. It… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Health Disparities



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NIH Request for Information (RFI) on the Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan (FY 2018-2022)

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued to invite comments and suggestions on the first National Institutes of Health (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan, to solicit input from stakeholders, including members of the scientific, tribal, advocacy, and patient communities; basic, clinical, and translational scientists; as well as other interested members of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Healthcare Professionals



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The Important Role of Faith-based Organizations in Fighting Diabetes Webinar

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

The webinar on August 31, 2017, hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center, will feature a discussion from the CDC and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare on the important role faith-based organizations play in promoting diabetes wellness and education to their congregations.

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Literacy, Public Health

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