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Jarrod Irwin, Consumer Health Coordinator, NNLM SEA On September 12, I had the privilege of attending Stand Up for Health, a class taught by my colleague Bobbi Newman in the Greater Midwest Region. I attended as preparation for teaching the class in the Southeastern/Atlantic Region. Stand Up for Health gives an introduction to consumer health,… Read More »
Pratt Chat blog by Lauren Read Mental Health Day October is Health Literacy Month, and this post serves to highlight mental health, which often is given shorter shrift. 10 October’s commemoration as World Mental Health Day has sparked further interest in exploring and sharing the topic. The 2019 theme of World Mental Health Day is… Read More »
On June 24th, 2019, NNLM Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region welcomes Jarrod Irwin as our new Consumer Health Coordinator. In this role, Jarrod will coordinate the development and implementation of consumer health and health literacy programs throughout the region. Jarrod is a recent graduate of the Information School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he worked at… Read More »
The Public Library Association (PLA) has added another collaborative project to its ongoing partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free… Read More »
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 1:00 PM ET Presenter: Emily Hurst, Deputy Direct and Head of Research and Education, Tompkins-McCaw Library Summary: Mobile applications connect more people to health, wellness, and fitness information than ever before. Across all mobile platforms, fitness and health applications are some of the most popular and most frequently downloaded. How… Read More »