Needs Assessment Award Recipients Announced
The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipients of the Year 1 Needs Assessment Award:
Greater Houston Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Inc.
Principal Investigator: Karen Curry
Project Title: Sunnyside Update
Greater Houston AHEC, Inc. will assess the health information needs of the predominately African American Sunnyside community in Houston, Texas to increase awareness of needs and provide the information to health and wellness stakeholders. The Sunnyside Update project will examine past and existing health information trends and conduct surveys to find out the best way to address health information disparities for this community.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Library
Principal Investigator: John Fullinwider
Project Title: Dallas Community Partners Survey
Project staff will conduct in person interviews with a variety of organizations from the Dallas County Health and Human Services Public Health Advisory Committee. The goal of the assessment will be to identify potential collaborative initiatives in public health, health literacy, health access, and health promotion, and to form partnerships with the library for specific health information projects.
Please join us in congratulating the recipients of these awards!