Promoting Public Health through the Public Library
Richland Public Health and the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library have formed a unique partnership to improve the health and overall quality of life of Richland County community members through innovative health education and promotion programming. This webinar will feature an overview of three successful initiatives:
1. The Health Information Kiosk program
2. The Free Blood Pressure Cuff Loan program
3. The Free Bike Loan program
Recommendations on how other health departments and their local library systems can pursue opportunities to collaborate will also be discussed.
Dr. Julie Chaya is the Director of Community Health & Prevention Sciences at Richland Public Health. She has 10+ years of experience in obtaining and leading federally and state grant-funded longitudinal research projects and community health initiatives. She has advanced level training in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and has assisted a number of organizations with needs assessments and program evaluations as a research consultant across the U.S. Her innovative award winning work has been published and presented nationally and she is highly experienced in working with and developing health education materials for diverse populations. Dr. Chaya holds a M.A. in Human Development & Family Studies and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Health Education & Promotion from Kent State University.
Jul 25, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
The Kernel of Knowledge is an expert-speaker webinar series from the Greater Midwest Region which provides one-hour sessions on topics of interest to National Network of Medical Libraries (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.