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Past Funded Projects

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

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.

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

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.

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

Nutritious, Quick, and FlavorFULL Cooking

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

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,?

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.

University of Pittsburgh Data Catalog

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Bringing Rigor and Reproducibility to Research

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.