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2017
Title Description Amount
Implementing a Digital Experience for the Exhibit Dental Instruments: Past and Present

The creation of an online exhibit based on Stony Brook University Libraries' Dental Instruments: Past and Present will make important resources for research and teaching in the fields of denta

$14,924
Improving Health & Mental Health Literacy in Diverse Communities: Why Partnerships Matter

The main focus of this program, to be held on December 5, 2017, is health and mental health literacy in diverse communities.

$12,000
Including Health Literacy in the Skills Curriculum and Assessment for Third Year Osteopathic Medicine Students

This grant application is for funding to hire a clinical skills expert to develop a health literacy/patient communication module to be incorporated into a mandatory clinical skills review course fo

$14,987
Leveraging the Librarian in a Nurse Residency Program

This project is part of the Nurse Residency Program being implemented at UPMC Mercy through the Department of Nursing.

$10,000
Medical Library Association Annual Conference

Funding is being requested to support travel costs to serve as a co-presenter with Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator at NNLM MAR, at the Medical Library Association Annual 2017 conference

$1,500
Nutritious, Quick, and FlavorFULL Cooking

This interactive program will introduce adults to healthy cooking techniques and free online health information resources.

$1,400
Patient Empowerment: Using Information Resources to Improve Health Communication

Building on the success of our 2016-17 funded project, ?Outreach to Consumers to Improve Health Literacy,?

$14,699
The Family Table

The Family Table is a free health and nutrition program that teaches 2-3 families a week how to shop for, prepare and enjoy healthy meals together.

$5,000
University of Pittsburgh Data Catalog

Major funding agencies have stipulated that data from funded research should be made available for retrieval and secondary analysis.

$14,872
Using Data to Support Clinical Outcomes (Keynote)

The speaker is presenting on electronic health record implementation and the power of well-organized data to improve individual patient level outcomes.

$1,500
Utilization of a Low Literacy Book to Manage Childhood Illness in a Community Home Visiting Program

This project would be an intervention both to improve children's health and reduce inappropriate emergency room visits by providing parents or caregivers with a reference resource for understa

$4,500
What the Health: Free Consumer Health Resources

Stony Brook University health sciences librarians will train area public librarians in free consumer health resources using a combination of NNLM courses and Stony Brook tutorials.

$4,722
2016
Title Description Amount
18th International Conference on Grey Literature ? Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature, November 28-29, 2016

Scientific information, much of which is published as grey literature, can play a pivotal role in the search for solutions to global problems.

$1,445
Basics of Health Literacy: A K-12 Community Partnership

Developing a Replicable Model for Health Literacy to Promote Positive Youth Development is a year-long, school-based, in-class, student-centered, experiential, and technology-driven health promotio

$15,000
Bringing Rigor and Reproducibility to Research

Reproducibility is one of the main principles of research. Rigor in the design of the research is another.

$4,999
Data Visualization for Librarians

The Data and Visualization Institute for Librarians is a week-long course providing the opportunity for librarians passionate about research and scholarship to immerse themselves in learning about

$1,500
Developing a Health Literacy Curriculum for Osteopathic Medicine Students (DO/HL)

The need for healthcare professionals to recognize low health literacy patients and to communicate with them effectively has been well recognized and widely reported.

$15,000
Harnessing the Power of Public Library and Other Staff to Improve Population Health

This four-module pilot curriculum provides the necessary tools for library staff to recognize the health and social challenges facing their most vulnerable patrons, engage with those patrons, and s

$14,995
Health Information on the Go: Reaching Rural Populations by Bookmobile

The Columbia County Traveling Library is working toward doing more community outreach in partnership with area agencies.

$15,000
Igniting the Spirit of Inquiry - Innovations in Nursing, sponsored by Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate and Messiah College

This nursing education conference is an ideal time to promote the awareness of the Medline Plus, Medline, and NIH resources to these nursing students.

$1,040

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