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Recent Funded Projects

Title Description Amount Dates
Iowa Public Health Research Center (IPHRC) at Allen College - Phase II Allen College, UnityPoint Health is a regionally-accredited, private, nonprofit institution of higher education located in Waterloo, Iowa.
Funding Amount: 
$11516
2019 to 2020
Gathering Welcome: Creating a Curriculum to Teach Health Literacy to Immigrant and Refugee Women Margaret Zimmerman, an Assistant Professor with the University of Iowa’s (UI) School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) requests a grant for a second iteration of her pilot program to develop a
Funding Amount: 
$9828
2019 to 2020
Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust – Phase II “Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust” will continue to help persons from underrepresented populations better access, identify, and use reliable health information on the internet.
Funding Amount: 
$49986
2019 to 2021
Mino Izhiwebzi Mino Izhiwebzi (“Good Health”) serves Native Americans (Ojibwe) Elders of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa.
Funding Amount: 
$49993
2019 to 2021
JABSOM Library Collections Development Project The goal of this project is to build a collection of graphic medicine novels for community outreach to a nearby local homeless shelter and to enrich the education of medical students, physicians, and
Funding Amount: 
$1284
2019 to 2020
Using Virtual Reality & 3D Technologies to Expand the Health Professions Pipeline in Southern Nevada The Jay Sexter Library, together with the Office of Academic Services and Institutional Support (OASIS), within the Department of Student Affairs (DOSA) at Touro University Nevada (TUN), strives to ed
Funding Amount: 
$12000
2019 to 2020
REACH: Resources, Education, and Access for Community Health In the Show Low, AZ, region there are barriers in receiving relevant, factual information that relates to overall health and wellness.
Funding Amount: 
$12000
2019 to 2020
Reshaping a Health Information Clearinghouse to Improve User Experience and Outcomes of Rural Primary Healthcare Providers This proposal reflects a partnership between the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the Office of Statewide Initiatives, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine.
Funding Amount: 
$12000
2019 to 2020
Vernon Walks: Promoting Health Literacy and Community Fitness in Vernon/Rockville The Rockville Public Library and its partners, The Vernon Senior Center, The Vernon Housing Authority, and the Rockville General Hospital, seek to improve health outcomes for adult residents living ac
Funding Amount: 
$4444
2019 to 2020
Promoting Health Literacy to Influence Health and Wellness of Students in the Community: Widening the Connections 2019-2020 The Massachusetts Action Coalition (MAAC) proposes to build on and expand the outcomes of our initial Innovations Fund award that has developed an innovative partnership with the National Libraries of
Funding Amount: 
$25000
2019 to 2020
Increasing Vermont Public Libraries’ Role in Promoting Rural Health The Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) seeks funding to make local, state, and federal government healthcare information accessible to all Vermonters.
Funding Amount: 
$30000
2019 to 2020
Using Machine Learning to Assess Critical Thinking Skills Related to Health and Nutrition Critical thinking (CT) skills, such as ability to analyze information, form logical conclusions, and problem solve, are essential for students and measure for educational outcomes because they demonst
Funding Amount: 
$9875
2019 to 2020
Science Education through Video Recordings from New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2019 For ten years the New England Science Boot Camp (SBC) event has been promoting science literacy among librarians in the Northeast.
Funding Amount: 
$4124
2019 to 2020
Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project 2019-2020 UNE Library Services will collaborate with the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) to compare four virtual reality (VR) experiences related to older adult health with 1st and 2nd year medical studen
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2019 to 2020
Addiction Awareness and Education Partnership: Outreach to Families Dealing with Substance Use Disorders Addiction continues to exact a heavy toll on those struggling with it, as well as their families.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
Advancing Circles of Support and Accountability: Community-based Outreach with Adults Transitioning from Incarceration THRIVE empowers communities by creating spaces that welcome and support our neighbors transitioning from incarceration.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
Continuing the Public Health Museum’s educational community outreach program 2019-2020 The Public Health Museum is a non-profit educational and cultural museum located in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places on the grounds of Tewksbury Hospital founded in 1854.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
NNLM Public Health Alliance to Connect, Teach, and Serve (PHACTS) Pomperaug District Department of Health (PDDH) will leverage its vast network of community partners to implement a focused outreach program to connect underserved older adults to MedlinePlus resources
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
Pittsfield Financial Assistance for Professional Development This is an application for a Professional Development Award to attend the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) conference in Burlington, VT, in September of this year.
Funding Amount: 
$335
2019 to 2020
Health Literacy and Health Information Resource Education in the Lawrence Community Health literacy is the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information in order to make informed health decisions.
Funding Amount: 
$9929
2019 to 2020

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