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Recent Funded Projects

Title Description Amount Dates
Wash and Learn: Health Literacy in Laundromats Health literacy is a critical pathway to better health outcomes. Yet for countless low-income families, health resources like those on MedlinePlus are simply out of reach.
Funding Amount: 
$17574
2018 to 2019
Library Moon Walk To paraphrase Lao Tzu, every journey - even a 238,900-mile trip to the moon - begins with a single step.
Funding Amount: 
$19000
2018 to 2019
Professional Development - American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 109th (AAFCS) Annual Conference and Expo While there have been extensive topics and resources presented at AAFCS conferences, funding opportunities and consumer health information resources, especially those from NNLM, have not been addresse
Funding Amount: 
$2000
2018 to 2019
Professional Development - Systematic Review Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts for Librarians Funding is requested for Mary Cabral to attend Systematic Review Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts for Librarians.
Funding Amount: 
$2000
2018 to 2019
Professional Development - 50th Annual National Association of School Nurses Conference "Funding is requested to support travel to the National Association of School Nurses to support the dissemination of evidence-based information. "
Funding Amount: 
$2000
2018 to 2019
Professional Development - Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group (DC+GLUG) 2018 Meeting Funding is requested for Jovy-Anne O'Grady to attend Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group (DC+GLUG) 2018 Meeting.
Funding Amount: 
$1086
2018 to 2019
Mental Health and Library Social Work Staff Training Bridgeville Public Library will host training for its staff led by health professionals that will equip staff members with the skills that they need to better serve patrons in the community who are ex
Funding Amount: 
$600
2018 to 2019
Essential Online Health Information for Older Adults The goal of the proposed "Essentials" workshop project is to guide older adults, as well as their families and caregivers, in the identification, evaluation, and use of essential online reso
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2018 to 2019
Interactive Health Literacy and Consumer Health Exhibit The Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center (PRC) staff propose to promote awareness and improved health literacy among its public populations by developing an interactive (and traveling) exhibit devoted t
Funding Amount: 
$12672
2018 to 2019
Public Libraries as Partners in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic Our team at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI) has a longstanding commitment to expanding evidence-based health-related programming in public libraries.
Funding Amount: 
$18882
2018 to 2019
Teens Reaching Teens: SHAREing Information about NLM The aim of this project is to recruit a cohort of high schoolers to complete the Project SHARE (Student Health Advocates Redefining Empowerment) curriculum created by the University of Maryland and as
Funding Amount: 
$19000
2018 to 2019
Raising Awareness of NLM Resources on the Internet to School Nurses and Librarians The Southeastern New York Library Resources Council (SENYLRC) proposes to raise awareness of unbiased and free health information available on the web from the National Library of Medicine(NLM) to sc
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2018 to 2019
Upgrade your Health! Using Technology to Master Health and Wellness Management "In our proposed project, Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers will design a six-week program called Upgrade Your Health!, addressing digital health literacy disparities by leveraging onli
Funding Amount: 
$19000
2018 to 2019
Enhancing Access to Biomedical Resources & Health Information Through the Community Health Worker Training Since 2009, the Health Educators from the Northeast and Eastcentral PA AHECs have been involved in the development and implementation of a curriculum designed to train Community Health Workers (CHWs).
Funding Amount: 
$15500
2018 to 2019
Seeds of Hope The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System (CEFLS) in Plattsburgh, New York is seeking an award to raise awareness regarding the topic of domestic violence among residents in Clinton, Essex, and Frankl
Funding Amount: 
$4941
2018 to 2019
All of Us - The All of Us Research Program and Public Libraries The National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine have partnered to support public libraries in meeting the health information needs of their patrons and engaging their communitie
Funding Amount: 
$16070
2018 to 2019
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Wellness Fest: a Community Health Fair The 1st PCOM Wellness Fest is scheduled for September 22nd on the Philadelphia campus adjacent to our Healthcare Center.
Funding Amount: 
$11120
2018 to 2019
Mobile Health Literacy Outreach Program This project will offer mobile health literacy training to library staff and the public throughout the five county rural area of Western New York State that experiences significant health and economic
Funding Amount: 
$12000
2018 to 2019
Using National Library of Medicine Resources to Reduce Lead Poisoning in Children The project will train approximately 100 caseworkers from three local organizations in Lancaster Country how to access the National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources for public health information an
Funding Amount: 
$18579
2018 to 2019
The use of Virtual Reality Anatomy Resources in Undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology Education The Penn State Hazleton Library and Department of Biology propose to utilize Virtual Reality (VR) Anatomy hardware and software in undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology education.
Funding Amount: 
$16706
2018 to 2019

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