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Recently Funded Projects

Title Description Amount
Health Literacy Collaborations

Health Literacy Collaborations: Addressing the Health Information Needs of Organizations Serving Adults with Low Health Literacy and Limited English Proficiency

HOSA Technology and Focused Outreach

Algonquin Regional High School has a HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) club going into it’s 4th year.  We are applying for this $5000 grant in order to educate the 35 members

HPV Education: A Varied Approach

Team Maureen has been educating a wide variety of audiences about the connection between HPV and cancer since our inception.

Interactive Technology in the Classroom

This technology funding proposal is to obtain state of the art technology in the science and health classrooms at Saint Joseph School in Webster, MA.

Interactive Technology in the Health Classroom and Library

This health information outreach funding proposal is to obtain stateoftheart
technology in both the library and health classroom at the Page Hilltop Elementary School in Ayer, MA. Page

Leveraging Libraries as Hubs for Spontaneous Volunteers

Post-disaster community members seek opportunities to volunteer and support recovery efforts.
Tapping into this resource requires governments to have a plan to receive, train, and equip

National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region 2016-2021 $1,081,392
North Country Healthcare Library

Gale Medical Library at Littleton Regional Healthcare in Littleton, New Hampshire, requests
$39,083 from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region’s Sub Award

Portable Health Information Kiosk

The primary goal of this project is to assist in the delivery of improved health information to the residents of Martha’s Vineyard, focusing primarily on seniors and their caregivers. 

Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups

It is often said that if you want to be healthy, choose your parents wisely.

Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing Collection

The work of Harvey Cushing, one of the founding fathers of modern neurosurgery, continues to draw attention from researchers world-wide, with articles and other works produced annually on the many

See One, Do One, Teach One

The One Button Studio (OBS) is a simple video recording studio can be easily used by a novice to create polished video content such as oral histories, interviews, presentations, and instructional v

Solving the Unsolvable

The primary purpose of the "Solving the Unsolvable" online discussion and symposium event is to bring together key stakeholders (located or affiliated with southeastern Massachusetts) involved in t

Stop Lyme

The need to raise awareness about tick-borne disease continues to be essential to eradicating it, especially in Massachusetts, where case counts are still among the highest in the nation.

Using Assistive Technology to Foster Independence

This technology funding proposal is to obtain assistive technology for use in five Life Skills classrooms at Roosevelt Elementary School in Worcester, MA.

Using Tablet Computers to Teach Newly-Diagnosed Diabetes Patients

Managing diabetes is a full-time job for patients.  They must adhere to medication regimens, monitor glucose levels, adopt new diets and make smart life-style decisions to avoid disease complicatio

Worcester Recovery High School Resource Center Project

The funds will develop and furnish an onsite resource center and train staff, students, and families how to access web based resources with emphasis on NLM Medline Plus.

Title Description Amount
A Lead Poisoning Curriculum - Improving Health Literacy

This project will increase the health information literacy knowledge and skills of 6th grade students.

Accessing Health Information for African American, African and Latino Men

The projects intent is to provide Black and Latino men with the tools to access reliable health information through hands on health information literacy training to the staff of the Hector Reyes Ho

Adcare Patient Education Project

The primary goal of the project is to create a mechanism for outpatients at AdCare to learn and access information on health resources related to their condition.