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Jun

20

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#citeNLM 2019: By the Numbers

Posted by on June 20th, 2019 0 comments

Since Spring 2018, coordinators across NNLM offices have organized a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. In the first event, the topical focus was rare diseases. The next time we held an event in the fall, we selected Women’s Health as our theme. The response has been fantastic, with several libraries and other organizations hosting their own edit-a-thons and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Outreach, Resources, Social Media, Technology, Training

May

10

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America’s Health Rankings 2018: Mental Distress in the South Central Region

Posted by on May 10th, 2019 0 comments

America’s Health Rankings® is an annual assessment of the nation’s health on a state-by-state basis. It is produced in a partnership between the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association. It has many dimensions that you can explore, but since May is Mental Health Month, we’re examining Frequent Mental Distress, which refers to the… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mental Health, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, Resources, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

Feb

14

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Debbie Montenegro Selected as NASA Solar System Ambassador

Posted by on February 14th, 2019 0 comments

NNLM SCR has an exciting announcement! Our very own Debbie Montenegro, Consumer Health Coordinator, has been selected by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to serve as a NASA Solar System Ambassador in our region for 2019. The program is a nation-wide public engagement effort. Ambassadors are selected once a year, based on a rigorous set… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Coordinator, Outreach, Social Media, Technology, Training

Nov

29

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Library Outreach Student Award Recap: Amy Corder

Posted by on November 29th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

The annual meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association is one of our biggest events of the year. We hold our advisory board meetings, exhibit, and sometimes offer continuing education. One of the highlights for us is being able to bring our Library Outreach Student Award winners with us to show… Read More »

Posted in: Community Engagement, Library Students, Outreach, SCC/MLA, Texas

Nov

15

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Today (November 15th) is National Rural Health Day

Posted by on November 15th, 2018 0 comments

National Rural Health Day exists to promote awareness of the unique healthcare needs in rural areas of America. 60 million people, or 1 in every 5 Americans, currently live in rural areas of the United States. Receiving medical care is not always easy for those living in these areas due to a potential shortage of… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Arkansas, Blog, Community Engagement, Data, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

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