Congratulations to PH Award Recipients
The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the two recipients of the Year 03 Partners in Public Health Information Outreach Award:
University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Schusterman Center Library
Principal Investigator: Stewart Brower
Project title: Building Dynamic Partnerships in Public Health: Using Wiki Technology to Connect the Tulsa Public Health Workforce with National Library of Medicine Resources
Brief description: The primary emphasis of this project is to educate local public health agencies in the use of Web 2.0 technology and to develop a full-featured wiki platform for their use. The library will identify and partner with agencies and individuals contributing to the health and welfare of Tulsa and assist them in developing wikis for the purposes of project management, user education and information delivery. Librarians will construct subject-based webliographies for the wikis as well, including significant surface and deep links to National Library of Medicine Resources.
St. Edward Mercy Medical Center Library
Principal Investigator: Pat Morris
Project title: Communication and Education: Equipping the Community to Fight CA-MRSA
Brief description: This project will bring CA-MRSA information and general health information seeking skills to public health workers, healthcare professionals, school personnel and consumers in the Ft. Smith, AR area by providing teaching and training expertise using improved health information seeking skills. During the education sessions, attendees will be shown internet searching techniques to find reliable and authoritative healthcare information using NLM electronic health information products including PubMed, MedlinePlus, Clinicaltrials.gov, ToxTown and PHPartners.org.
Congratulations to Stewart and Pat!