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Mental Health Awareness During COVID-19

Class Details

The coronavirus pandemic has had a widespread, profound effect on society as a whole, but certain population groups are specifically tasked with social isolation and loneliness. This presentation raises awareness about the mental and emotional effects during these unusual times and offers evidence-based health information to help older adults cope.

The presentation is being presented by the All of Us Research Team from the Rush University Medical Center Alzheimer's Disease Center.

Rush University is a proud member of the Illinois Precision Medicine Consortium. The Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center is one of 29 Alzheimer’s centers in the U.S. designated and funded by the National Institute on Aging. They are committed to discovering better ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Speakers:
Elizabeth Franco
Clinical Research Assistant I, All of Us Research Program, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Specialist in Immigration Issues.

Sophie Seypura
Clinical Research Assistant I, All of Us Research Program, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Visualization from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Sep 23, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Darlene Kaskie, MLS, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator serving IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, WI
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

Class Overview

KernelOfKnowledge_0.pngThe Kernel of Knowledge is an expert-speaker webinar series from the Greater Midwest Region which provides one-hour sessions on topics of interest to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members throughout the year. Sessions are scheduled on an ongoing basis, check back often for upcoming presentations! All Kernel of Knowledge sessions are eligible for 1.0 contact hour of Medical Library Association continuing education credit.

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