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Major Outreach Subcontract - Recipients

Option Year One - May 2012 to April 2013


Base Year - May 2011 to April 2012


Recipient: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital (Marianjoy Medical Library), Wheaton, IL
Project Director: Nalini Mahajan
Project Title: Disability and Rehabilitation: Linking Communities and Libraries
Amount:$25,000.00
Start/End Date: Nov. 01, 2011 - Aug. 31, 2012
Phone: 630-909-7092

Description: The purpose of this project is to develop a better understanding of the health information needs of people with disabilities and chronic conditions. Also to develop a Web site for Disability and Rehabilitation with a focus on brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. Finally to promote and market the Disability and Rehabilitation Web site.


Recipient: University of Kentucky(Medical Center Library), Lexington, KY
Project Director: Jane Bryant
Project Title: Kentucky Health Literacy for the Community
Amount:$23,820.00
Start/End Date: Nov. 01, 2011 - Aug. 31, 2012
Phone: 859-257-9420

Description: This project, Kentucky Health Literacy for the Community (KHLC), will be administered by the University of Kentucky Medical Center Library as a collaborative effort with Health Literacy Kentucky (HLK), a coalition of more than 35 organizations dedicated to improving health literacy in Kentucky. The project will address the HLK mission of “a healthier Commonwealth through improved health literacy” via collaboration among its partner organizations. KHLC will offer the presentation Play to Win: You and Your Healthcare Team to community members across the state. Play to Win is an interactive program, designed to help average people communicate more effectively with all members of their health care team and through this to help create a more health literate population in Kentucky.

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