Margot Malachowski, MLS, AHIP

Education and Outreach Coordinator, Region 7

Margot Malachowski (she/her) is an Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Network of the National Library of Medicine in Region 7. Her office is located at the UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA. She started working with the Network in February 2017. Margot worked as the Community Outreach Librarian for Baystate Health in Springfield, MA from 2008-2016. Baystate Health is an integrated health care system that includes a Level 1 Trauma Center, community hospitals, medical practices and outpatient programs. From 1996-2008, she worked in public libraries in Amherst, MA, Carrboro, NC and Durham, NC. Margot teaches classes on Rural Health Resources, LGBTQIA+ Wellness, Grant Proposal Writing, and ClinicalTrials.gov. She is the DOCLINE Coordinator for Region 7.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. This 1 credit training covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises.
ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. This 1 credit training covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises.
Grants and Proposal Writing Designed for beginning grant proposal writers interested in NNLM funding, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal.
Ransomware Attacks: What Medical Librarians Need to Know This webinar is part of the NNLM Information Access Webinar Series.

Steve Long, CEO of Hancock Health, will talk about his experiences with mobilizing disaster response procedures.

Alice Stokes, Research and Education Librarian at the University of Vermont, will address ways that library services are impacted by ransomware attacks.
Region 7: Hospital Libraries Advisory Group Annual Meeting Region 7 will share what we are learning from hospital libraries, and we will ask for webinar suggestions. This is an opportunity for Region 7 to connect with hospital librarians in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Rural Health Resources This webinar will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.

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