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Oct

06

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Consumer Health Minute: Participate in Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 6th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Health Literacy Month began with Helen Osbourne, health literacy consultant, in 1999 to bring awareness of the need to create and provide health information that is understandable by patients and the general public. Healthy People 2030 updated their definition of health literacy to include both personal and organizational health literacy: Personal health literacy is the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM

Sep

10

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Consumer Health Minute: Keeping Up on MedlinePlus

Posted by on September 10th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

MedlinePlus is the premier consumer health information resource from the National Library of Medicine. You may already be using this resource for personal and or professional needs or this may be the first you’ve heard about it. This post is focusing on just keeping up with MedlinePlus. Since its debut in 1998, MedlinePlus has continued… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Aug

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Hello from NNLM Region 5 staff: Tania Bardyn

Posted by on August 24th, 2021 0 comments

Tania Bardyn serves as the NNLM’s director for Region 5. She completed her BA in political studies at Queen’s University and her MLIS at Western University in London, Ontario. Her research interests focus on innovation in health sciences libraries, medical library renovations and new construction, equitable access to health information and cultural barriers; substance use… Read More »

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Aug

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Hello from NNLM Region 5 staff: Carolyn Martin

Posted by on August 19th, 2021 0 comments

As Outreach and Education Coordinator, I help to coordinate the training opportunities for those of you in Region 5. This includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States. Before joining NNLM, I was a hospital librarian in Indianapolis. My primary patrons were physicians, nurses, and a variety of… Read More »

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Aug

10

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Hello from NNLM Region 5 staff: Lisa Guerrero

Posted by on August 10th, 2021 0 comments

Hello, I’m Lisa Guerrero, Grants Manager/Budget Analyst for Region 5 of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) which includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States. The Region 5 office is located at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library. I handle subawards, proposal submission,… Read More »

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