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Congratulations to PNR Awardees and Subcontractors

On May 1, 2008, the Regional Medical Library for the Pacific Northwest Region began the third year of the 2006-2011 contract.

We’d like to thank all of our outreach partners for their work in carrying out the mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to improve access to high quality health information.

Projects that have received funding since May 1, 2006 are listed below. For more information about these projects, please check the following URL: http://nnlm.gov/pnr/funding/OutreachAwards2006-2011.html


Outreach to Underserved Health Professionals

* Expanding Digital Library Services to Public Health Professionals in Western Washington: Public Health – Seattle & King County, Seattle, WA

* Web-Based Immunization Information Resource Library Project: Healthy Roads Media, Bozeman, MT

Community Outreach Project

* Information Rx for Cascade County Project: Great Falls Public Library, Great Falls, MT

Express Outreach Projects

* Outreach Program to Underserved Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Southeastern Idaho: Idaho Health Sciences Library, ISU, Pocatello, ID

* Building Capacity for Quality Nutrition Information in Seattle Public Schools: Center for Public Health Nutrition, UW, Seattle, WA

* Dialogo Informativo – A Spanish Radio Network Program Focused on Health Education and Outreach: Community Choice PHCO, Cashmere, WA

* Web Tools Training for Rural Oregon Health and Social Service Professionals: 211info, Portland, OR

* Connecting Verbena’s TRANSform Health Project & Cultural Competency: Verbena, Seattle, WA

* Tacoma Hilltop Health Outreach 2007: Allen Renaissance, Inc., Tacoma, WA

MedlinePlus Go Local

* Montana MedlinePlus Go Local: Voices of Hope, Great Falls, MT

* Go Local Oregon: Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, OR

Medical Library Impact

* My Health-E Vet Marketing: Portland VA Medical Center Library, Portland, OR

Assessment and Planning

* Project to Assess the Health Information Needs of Upper Kittitas County: Kittitas Valley Community Hospital, Ellensburg, WA
* The Health for Kitsap Project: United Way of Kitsap County, Bremerton, WA
* Assessment of the Current State of Awareness of Medical Literature Search and Document Delivery Services in Benton County Oregon: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Corvallis, OR
* What’s Your Story? Montana Baby Boomers Get Fit at the Library: Montana State Library, Helena, MT
* Healthy Eating Every Day: Planning for a Community Based Nutrition Literacy Program: Port Townsend Public Library, Port Townsend, WA
* Suicide Prevention Curriculum Assessment & Planning Project : Flathead County Health Department, Kalispell, MT
* Improving Health Literacy in King County’s Immigrant and Refuge Community: Literacy Source, Seattle, WA
* Go Local Proposal Needs Assessment and Planning: Spokane County Medical Society Library, Spokane, WA

Exhibiting

* Eight Weeks to Wellness Seminar: St. Johns Medical Center, Longview, WA
* Central Peninsula Hospital Health Fair: Kenai Community Library, Kenai, AK
* Butte Public ibrary Health Fair: St. James Health Care, Butte, MT
* Public Health Nursing Conference: University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
* Project Connect Health Fair: Central Oregon Project Homeless Connect, Redmond, OR
* Breast Care Health Fair: Good Samaritan Medical Center, Corvallis, OR

Training

* PNLA: Sno-Isle Library System, Oak Harbor, WA
* Parmly Billings Library: BIllings Clinic, Billings, MT
* Corvallis-Benton Public Library Health Literacy: Good Samaritan Medical Center, Corvallis, OR

Stay tuned for additional funding announcements this summer.

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