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Past Funded Projects

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2018
Title Description Amount
A Better You

Shaping Elizabeth, a city-wide coalition tasked with improving community health, has mobilized many organizations in Elizabeth to work together in building a culture of health in New Jersey's

$5,000
Collaborate and Educate: A School-Based Prescription Opioids Awareness Program

The prescription opioid awareness pilot program will enable high school students to access biomedical and health information, learn about the prevalence of this epidemic in their communities the he

$11,037
Health Information and Emergency Preparedness Trainings in Libraries of Vulnerable Neighborhoods

This pilot training program will contribute to community resilience-building efforts in Philadelphia to counteract the effects of weather-related emergencies including extreme heat events, hurrican

$11,178
HotSpot & Computer to support Health Information Awareness Programming in our Community

The UPSTATE Health Sciences Library team collaborates with a variety of community organizations to identify their health information needs and then to develop programming to meet those needs.

$2,584
Levy Library Press and International Journal of Health Advocacy and Education

The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine is seeking funding to support the establishment of a Levy Library Press that will host a new open access international journal that will publish int

$14,740
P.I.L.L.A.R. (Providing Information at Local Libraries to Assist Recovery)

Cambria County ranks third in the State of Pennsylvania for drug-related deaths per 100,000 persons.

$14,990
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime is an initiative of the Adams County Library System (ACLS) to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorde

$15,000
The Clinic Waiting Room: an opportunity for medicine safety education using MedlinePlus resources

The provision of health education in clinic and physician office waiting rooms is not new; however, it is usually done by use of printed materials and/or passive video presentations.

$5,000
What the Health: Free Consumer Health Resources

Stony Brook University librarians will provide instruction for public librarians on consumer health resources, including MedlinePlus, Consumer Genetic Health Resources, TOXNET (select databases) an

$4,722
Word Wise: Health Literacy Skills and Resources for the Healthcare Professional

Crouse Health library, in partnership with Crouse Medical Practice (CMP),will engage in a skills and resource awareness campaign to promote the principles of health literacy in all patient interact

$92,278
Youth Advocacy for Health Literacy in Steel Valley

The Pitt-Bridge Health Science Clubs seeks support for underserved students in middle and high school of Steel Valley School District.

$15,000
2017
Title Description Amount
Awareness for Credible Online Health Information and Healthcare Utilization for Adult Managed Care Enrollees

The volume of information available online makes it difficult to navigate and validate.

$15,000
Connections4Health: Improving Patient Health through Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Connections4Health (C4H) is an innovative program of placing a social service help desk in the waiting area of underserved medical centers to assist patients in their unmet needs during, and as par

$14,994
Data Management for Librarians

In an effort to expand professional knowledge resulting in improved health information access and delivery, we propose to present a program introducing data science and management to hospital, heal

$600
Development of Patient Education Professional Practice Guidelines to Promote Health Literacy

The purpose of this project is to begin the process of developing concise patient education practice guidelines for health professionals which emphasize health literacy strategies.

$15,000
Enhancing Access to Biomedical Resources through the TEACH Academy

Over the past fourteen years, the TEACH Academy (Teachers Exploring and Advocating Careers in Health) has provided teachers, guidance counselors and health professionals with resources to educate s

$4,538
Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian Fall 2017

This eight-week course is designed as an introduction for medical librarians to the practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM).

$450
Facilitating the Development of Research Data Management Services at Health Sciences Libraries

The proposed Research Data Management program is designed to provide training, tools and strategies for medical libraries seeking to develop research data management services.

$24,713
Health Information Outreach in Shale Gas Communities

EHP is requesting a grant award in the amount of $5,000.00 to disseminate health information throughout counties in Southwest Pennsylvania experiencing unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD)

$5,000
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

The Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds project will enable Torrance State Hospital patients to learn how to access reliable health information to implement a healthy lifestyle, one that leads to lower r

$3,619

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