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Recent Funded Projects

Title Description Amount Dates
AoU Community Engagement 258 - Breaking the Barriers with Healthier Lifestyles: Advocate and Communicate with Low-Income Minority Students and Community Learners Restored Generation is an outreach organization focused on enriching and educating the underserved population.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2018 to 2019
AoU Community Engagement 259 - Empower Parents -Equipping Parent Caregivers With Health Literacy Skills Empower Parents will equip parent caregivers with much needed health literacy tools and skills.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2018 to 2019
AoU Community Engagement 260 - Promoting Healthly Previentive Care for Senior Adults and First-year Students at Alabama A & M University Drake LRC wants older African Americans and students to make healthy choices and avoid risky healthcare behaviors. However, the potential pitfalls for senior adults and students are great.
Funding Amount: 
$6068
2018 to 2019
AoU Community Engagement 261 - Project HEAL (Health Empowerment and Literacy) Project HEAL will combine health literacy with English language instruction at the Trident Literacy Association (TLA) in Charleston, SC.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2018 to 2019
AoU Community Engagement 263 - Health Science Library Information Outreach: Supporting Public Libraries Supporting All of Us Public libraries are known for being community centered institutions providing equitable access to information and resources.
Funding Amount: 
$9842
2018 to 2019
AoU Community Engagement 267 - Improving Health Information Literacy with the EVMS Library: A Hampton Roads Community Initiative As one of the only medical schools in the nation founded by a grassroots effort from the local community, Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is committed to addressing our community’s most pressin
Funding Amount: 
$7116
2018 to 2019
AoU Community Engagement 268 - Library Outreach Tricycle Initiative The Library Outreach Tricycle Initiative (LOTI) will provide a novel means of outreach service for the Miami-Dade Public Library System.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2018 to 2019
Express Technology 272 - Rebuilding the Medical Library After the Hurricane Florence Our medical library was destroyed in Hurricane Florence in Sept. 2018. We are in the process of planning for the recreation of the library.
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2018 to 2019
Outreach 144 - Internet/Computer Training Pairing Teenagers with Senior Citizens Our plans are to educate and train as many Senior Citizens by pairing them with Teenagers to teach them on how use the Internet/Computer to find online reliable health information using MedlinePlus.go
Funding Amount: 
$15000
2018 to 2019
Outreach 153 - Project TORDS-Technology Outreach to Reduce heath Disparities and Stigma The purpose of Project “TORDS” is to increase health technology literacy access in rural and underserved communities in southern West Virginia.
Funding Amount: 
$15000
2018 to 2019
Outreach 157 - Development and Dissemination of a Health Information Literacy Training for Rural Youth Residents of rural communities face increasing challenges to optimizing health and well-being.
Funding Amount: 
$14839
2018 to 2019
Outreach 160 - Collaborative for Health Literacy: East End Consumer Health Outreach and Computer Access At 12% proficiency, U.S. health literacy sets the population at disadvantage for consumer health outcomes and overall healthcare costs (NCES, 2006; DHHS, 2017).
Funding Amount: 
$14918
2018 to 2019
Outreach 167 - Augusta-Richmond Community Health Outreach Project The Augusta-Richmond Community Health Outreach Project will provide reliable and free access health information to residents within the Richmond County.
Funding Amount: 
$1638
2018 to 2019
Outreach 172 - For the Public Good: Connecting Research and Community The program is to build awareness about the importance of how participating in clinical research studies can bring about better therapies for diseases.
Funding Amount: 
$10382
2018 to 2019
Outreach 194 - The Wash & Learn Initiative for Health Literacy in Greater Washington, D.C. 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: 
$5350
2018 to 2019
Health Information Hub at the Chicago Public Library The project proposed is a health information hub inside a regional Chicago Public Library currently undergoing extensive renovations in a disadvantaged community that suffers from a spate of health co
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2018 to 2019
Outreach 195 - Speaker Series: Genetics, Lifestyle Choices and the Environment Can Impact a Personal Health Oftentimes academic universities, public libraries, and churches serve as cultural centers to communities that offer a variety of workshops to promote wellness and health awareness.
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2018 to 2019
Library Project 139 - MLA Special Content Session: Transforming Libraries Using Implicit Bias Training This session, sponsored by the African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) of the Medical Library Association, will provide attendees with an overview of implicit bias, the impact it has in l
Funding Amount: 
$5360
2018 to 2019
Library Project 151 - Collaborating to Host a Research Data Management Symposium Data discovery is becoming an increasing trend with the availability of public data sets as a part of the open access movement.
Funding Amount: 
$14817
2018 to 2019
Library Project 156 - Supporting Student and Faculty Exploration of Bioprinting in UAB Libraries The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences has long been recognized as a leading health sciences library in the state of Alabama.
Funding Amount: 
$13833
2018 to 2019

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