Past Funded Projects
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|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
|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.
|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
|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
|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