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MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION

Class Descriptions

The NNLM educational program consists of a mix of in-person and online opportunities. The classes listed below may be customized for any audience. Additionally, MAR coordinators are available to discuss your audiences’ specific needs and tailor presentations that introduce information resources to address specific demographic, biomedical and health information needs. Contact nnlmmar@pitt.edu to request a class or presentation.

Use the sidebar navigation to view our Training Schedule for upcoming session dates.

Note: Classes that do not include MAR staff in their list of instructors are only available to the Middle Atlantic Region when offered online by another region or office. Look for any of the following instructors:

  • Michelle Burda
  • Kate Flewelling
  • Veronica Milliner
  • Erin Seger
  • Elaina Vitale
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Serving Diverse Communities Serving Diverse Communities is a
Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series 2: Innovative Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorder Join us for a series of one-hour webinars about topics related to the prevention and treatment of  substance use disorder and mental health.
Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series 3: Innovative Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorder Join us for a series of one-hour webinars about topics related to the prevention and treatment of  substance use disorder and mental health.
Understanding the Opioid Crisis: Where do I begin? An estimated 1.9 million people in the U.S. have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder.
Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility at the Library More and more libraries and educational institutions provide online content whether databases, archival collections, videos, and documents.
Using ALTBIB: What, Why and How This one-hour webinar provides a basic introduction to the NLM Database ALTBIB: Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing.
We’re Way Past Peas: Uses of Genetic Information to Understand Human Health and Guide Health Care Decision Making The intersections of genetics and health now include precision medicine, pharmacogenomics, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
When I Returned: Partnerships between comics and healthcare James Sturm, co-founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies and the Pulitzer Prize winning Seattle newspaper The Stranger will discuss the collaboration between the CCS and the White River Junction V
Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine The goal of this class is to increase understanding of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Students will learn the history of CAM and its impact on medical practices.

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