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Beyond Books: Public libraries address the social determinants of health

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Join Anna Morgan from the Healthy Library Initiative as she discusses public libraries, their influence on social determinants of health, and their importance for community well-being. The Healthy Library Initiative has worked with Philadelphia area public libraries in identifying how the libraries address social determinants of health and how they can build on those programs. To read more about Healthy Library Initiative and what they do, visit http://www.healthylibrary.org/.

Presenter: Anna Uma Morgan, MD, MSc, MSHP is a general internist and recently completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Morgan’s work is focused on community-based interventions for addressing the social determinants of health. As a clinical scholar, she worked primarily with the Healthy Library Initiative, a partnership between Penn and the Free Library of Philadelphia aimed at harnessing the power of public libraries to improve population health. She continues to practice primary care in underserved populations.

Date: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Region/Office: National
Sep 20, 2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM CT

Breezing Along with the RML is a monthly webinar provided by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region. The presentations feature a variety of topics relevant to librarianship, health sciences, technology, research, and community outreach. We may also feature the accomplishments of Network members, and provide updates on MCR projects. Registration is required.

When: Held 3rd Wednesday, Monthly, 10am MT / 11am CT

Where: WebEx
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To join the training session 
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1. Go to https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=te94d9d09353769e6e4694afa2a3198fa 
2. Enter your name and email address. 
3. Enter the session password: mcrbreezing. (Do not include the period.)
4. Click "Join Now". 
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen. 
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Call-in toll number (US/Canada):1-650-479-3208 
Access code: 621 206 616 

If you have questions or trouble accessing the event, email AnnetteParde-Maass@creighton.edu.

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