2014/2015 Health Information Literacy Award Recipients
The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014-2015 Health Information Literacy Awards:
Institution: LSU Health Shreveport – Health Sciences Library
Project Title: Health Literacy with Comics: Using a Comic Book Format to Help Families Prevent Childhood Obesity
Project Director: Talicia Tarver
The project will allow the Louisiana State University Health Shreveport Health Sciences Library to partner with the LSU Department of Pediatrics in creating a health literacy comic book that addresses the obesity epidemic and is aimed at young readers in the Caddo Parish area.
Institution: OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library
Project Title: Social Work Students and Health Literacy Interventions in a Clinic Library
Project Director: Toni Hoberecht
The project will provide health literacy outreach to patients and their families in the Schusterman Center Clinic through health literacy interventions provided by a graduate assistant from the University of Oklahoma Anne & Henry Zarrow School of Social Work. Clinic patients and students will also become familiar will the Morningcrest Health Library as a source of consumer health information.
Congratulations to Toni and Talicia and their libraries!
More information on all NN/LM SCR Funded Projects are available at our Previously Funded Projects website.