National Network of Libraries of Medicine
English Arabic Chinese (Simplified) French Hindi Japanese Korean Persian Portuguese Russian Spanish
NEW ENGLAND REGION

Recently Funded Projects

2016
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

$49,730
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

$5,000
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.

$10,066
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.

$16,000
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

$3,991
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

$10,000
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

$11,036
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. 

$5,000
Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups

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

$10,000
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

$7,689
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

$9,700
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

$8,600
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.

$6,815
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.

$5,054
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

$4,386
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.

$13,200
2015
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.

$7,293
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

$8,000
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.

$9,735

Pages