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Sep

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Funded Partner – Get Healthy Newtown with C.H. Booth Library

Posted by on September 26th, 2022 0 comments

The following article was contributed by the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown, Connecticut.   The C.H. Booth Library’s dedication to health literacy was advanced significantly thanks to funding from a 2021 NNLM Region 7 Technology Improvement Award. In 2021, the library began an initiative to bring greater awareness and understanding of medical resources to the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Technology

Aug

02

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Funded Project: Resource Database for Community Health Workers

Posted by on August 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This blog post is an excerpt from Community Health Workers: The State of the Evidence, 2021, written by Elijah Olivas and Hannah Marcus, and edited by Jaime Holbrook. Community health workers play a critical role in maintaining and improving individual and collective health outcomes. Yet their contributions and potential remain under-recognized and CHW programs underfunded. By… Read More »

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May

24

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Funded Project: DetecTogether’s Roadmap to Early Cancer Detection for the Medically Underserved

Posted by on May 24th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

This post highlights one of NNLM R7’s funded projects during 2021-2022.  The following blog post was written by Jan Fountaine and Kate McCarthy of DetecTogether, an organization that strives to improve conversations and awareness about cancer detection and how to take action.  Detecting cancer early is the best way to save and improve lives for… Read More »

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Nov

19

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Member Spotlight: Teri Clover and The Public Health Museum

Posted by on November 19th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Teri Clover, Program Manager for Emergency Response for the Boston Public Health Commission, is the coordinator of the Outbreak! program at The Public Health Museum in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.  Now in its ninth year, Outbreak! is a public health experience for high school students offered each summer to expose students to careers in public health. Clover,… Read More »

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Apr

07

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Enhancing Information Access in a Hospital Setting

Posted by on April 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2020-2021, NER supported the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library (MFHSL) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in efforts to enhance access to health information for library users when the information desk is not staffed. Amanda Scull, Head of Education and Information Services, was the lead for this project. This blog post is an excerpt of the… Read More »

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