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The Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit Embracing Health Literacy in the New Normal: Digital Communications, Telehealth, Health Insurance, and Health Equity took place on April 4 -6th, 2022. Individuals who work in healthcare, insurance, public health, community-based organizations, research, education, information technology, libraries, literacy and more were able to learn and discuss solutions and strategies to… Read More »
NNLM Region 6 is pleased to share the success of the Minwanjige, Mino Bimaadizi (Eat Well, Live Well) project, led by Dr. Anna Wirta Kosobuski, at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth. This project was funded through the previous NNLM GMR, and focused on 2 goals: Goal 1: Empower youth in taking control of their health through better… Read More »
The Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (OHSLA) gratefully acknowledges Region 6 for the Expert Speaker Award in support of its Spring 2021 CE Program presenters: Kathryn Houk, MLIS, MPH, AHIP, CHIS I, Assistant Professor and Health Literacy and Community Engagement Librarian at the University of Nevada–Las Vegas Health Sciences Library and Ariel Pomputius, MLIS, health sciences… Read More »
“I had the privilege of attending the Common Ground: Community, Courts, Kids, and Education conference on November 7, 2019. The speaker for the day was Dr. Leonard Sax, a physician and psychologist focused on issues around child development and parent/child dynamics. He shared many tools with the attendees to help them better connect with the… Read More »
The Midwest Chapter of MLA is grateful to the GMR for providing an expert speaker grant to support one of the educational options for the Midwest MLA 2019 conference. The conference, which was held in early October, took place in Milwaukee, WI. The expert speaker grant enabled the Professional Practice committee to offer the class… Read More »