Funding Awarded to the University of North Dakota ’ s Information Needs Assessment Project
The GMR office is happy to announce the funding of the Information Needs Assessment of Unaffiliated North Dakota Rural Health Professionals & Biomedical Researchers project at the University of North Dakota via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  This is the last phase of a multi part effort to provide North Dakota unaffiliated health professionals and biomedical researchers with access to a variety of information resources, including those not freely available.  Evidence-based workshops and train-the-trainer sessions will be implemented to meet the information needs of tar...
Source: The Cornflower - June 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Funding Success Stories Source Type: news

Essential training for commissioners of primary care dental services
PCC has four upcoming workshops at two levels – one for people new to dental service contracting and the other for those with more experience who would like to further their knowledge and skills. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

This Wednesday – New Time: Breezing Along with the RML 2pm MT/3pm CT
Breezing Along with the RML: Updates on VR project and All of US Initiative Wednesday, June 20 – 2pm MT/3pm CT Register Please note the New Time – 2pm MT/3pm CT Join us for updates on two projects: Brandon Patterson and Donna Baluchi from Eccles Health Sciences Library will share their Virtual Reality (VR) Studio: As campus demand and interest in VR education expand, library personnel interviewed VR champions and potential users of a future library space dedicated to VR play and development. Funds for VR equipment were secured through the Technology Improvement Award from the National Network of Libraries of Me...
Source: MCR News - June 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

DBSA Continues Its Outreach Efforts with GMR Funding
 The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) has received additional funding from the GMR to continue efforts to support youth living in medically underserved areas with a mental health condition. The How to Maximize Your Health Insurance Benefits program is designed to reach out to professional youth influencers, such as social workers, librarians and school personnel through a 4-hour workshop that provides continuing education credits. This program builds upon last year’s award, Improving Health Information Literacy and Access to Mental Health Care.  (Source: The Cornflower)
Source: The Cornflower - June 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Jacqueline Leskovec Tags: Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Success Stories Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Source Type: news

Advancing Obesity Solutions Through Investments in the Built Environment: Proceedings of a Workshop
This Proceedings of a Workshop highlights key points made by workshop participants and discussions from the September 12, 2017 workshop. The workshop brought together diverse partners to examine the ways in which the places we live, work, and play influence obesity, health, and equity. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Workshop On Non-Communicable Diseases
[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health organized a workshop on non-communicable diseases from 12 to 13 June with the objective to increase the understanding of the stakeholders on the status of the diseases and conduct integrated effort in controlling them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Empirical study on comprehensive traffic management on school road by using workshop - Written K, Nishizawa D, Takashi K.
KEYWORDS: Safe Routes To School Language: ja... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Funding Awarded to Continue Workshop Series for MN ’ s Latino Community
  The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted a Heath Information Outreach Award for the continued development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series for Minnesota’s Latino community. Background: Last year, the GMR funded CLUES to design and pilot a health and wellbeing workshop series for Minnesota’s Latino community. The workshop series covers topics across well-being, including healthy behaviors (healthy eating, active living, tobacco cessation), communication, and dealing with difficult emotions (regulation of feelings...
Source: The Cornflower - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Funding Outreach Success Stories Source Type: news

International Workshop on Impact Evaluation of Population, Health and Nutrition Programs
October 1-12, 2018; Bangkok, Thailand. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

#GenomicsDisparities Twitter Chat: June 21, 2018
NASEM's Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health will host an afternoon Twitter Chat on Thursday, June 21 from 2:00-2:45pm ET as part of its workshop on understanding disparities in access to genetic and genomic services. Use the hashtag #GenomicsDisparities to follow along. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Skip to content
Get Smart About New Vehicle Technology ... Join our 90-minute workshop to learn all about the latest high-tech safety features in your current car, or what technology to look for when shopping for ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 12, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces: ICH E6 GCP Interactive Workshops, Aug. 8-10, 2018
For clinical trials, it’s a new ball game. The ICH E6 (R2) guidelines now require trial sponsors to institute risk assessment at both the system and clinical trial levels; and require drug and...(PRWeb June 12, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15549932.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Urbanization and Slums: Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment: Proceedings of a Workshop (2018)
Summary of a workshop to examine the role of the urban built environment in the emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases that affect human health (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mauritius:Public Awareness Workshop Focuses On Mercury and Its Alternatives
[Government of Mauritius] A Public Awareness Workshop on Mercury and its Alternatives aimed to sensitise stakeholders on the domestic sources of mercury, the hazards it poses and the best practices which can be adopted to protect the environment and health, was held yesterday at Intercontinental Hotel in Balaclava. The Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Etienne Sinatambou, was present at the opening of the workshop. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Improved learning with Cochrane Training website
Cochrane is pleased to announce that we have re-launchedtraining.cochrane.orgwith a new design – making the learning resources you need easier to find and use.All resources are available through new curatedcollections built around themes or topics. The website highlights the numerous different ways that you can learn with Cochrane - online course, brief individual learning modules, webinars, or searching our database of upcoming workshops and events. You ’ll also be able to find out about latest updates, upcoming learning events, and our newest resources.What to learn about Cochrane and evidence based medicine?...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Aging and Disability: Beyond Stereotypes to Inclusion: Proceedings of a Workshop (2018)
Proceedings from an October 2017 workshop to better understand how stereotypes affect older adults and individuals with disabilities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

International agreement that human-relevant research is needed to enhance drug discovery
(Humane Society International) Proceedings of a multistakeholder workshop co-organized by The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International and the National Institutes of Health under the auspices of the global BioMed21 Collaboration is published in Drug Discovery Today, presenting a comprehensive overview of existing efforts to prioritize human-based biology for health research and proposing key recommendations required to revitalize the drug discovery process. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Methadone and Buprenorphine —When to Use, What to Know
New Half-Day Workshop at the PAINWeek 2018 Pain Conference Will Explore Two Lesser-Known Analgesics(PRWeb June 07, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15539230.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Funding Awarded for Interactive Health Information Kiosks
The GMR office is excited to announce that Richland Public Health in Mansfield, Ohio has been granted a Health Information Outreach Award for its project, Interactive Health Information Kiosks in Richland County Libraries. Background: Richland County (RC) is comprised of an urban center surrounded by a number of rural villages and townships. Both of these areas are comprised of RC’s impoverished and underserved populations. Access to relevant and appropriate health information has been a long standing issue within RC. Many residents do not have personal access to Internet services and have low education levels. In a...
Source: The Cornflower - June 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Funding News from the Region Outreach Public Health Public Libraries Success Stories Source Type: news

The State of Resilience: A Leadership Forum and Community Workshop: Proceedings of a Workshop (2018)
Proceedings from a June 2016 workshop on building community resilience to prepare for extreme weather and climate events. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH Collaboratory Workshop Discusses Strategies for Future Pragmatic Clinical Trials
In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses a recent workshop on embedded pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs) of therapeutic A vs. B interventions and how they may help bridge the gap between evidence, practice, and policy. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - June 6, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Catherine Meyers, M.D. Source Type: news

Ribbon cutting ceremony officially opens new Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte
The innovative, centrally-located facility offers dental professionals a broad range of opportunities to learn through unique trainings, seminars, certifications and hands-on experiences.CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 1, 2018)–Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art training facility, the Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte (DSAC), with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 24, 2018.Set to loud applause from enthusiastic attendees, Dentsply Sirona CEO Don Casey cut the ceremonial ribbon and welcomed guests to tour the ultra-modern space located at 1332...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 6, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

2018 CMS National Training Program Workshop - Region VIII
September 11-13, 2018; Westminster, CO. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 CMS National Training Program Workshop - Region IV
September 5-7, 2018; Atlanta, GA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 CMS National Training Program Workshop - Region X
August 14-16, 2018; Seattle, WA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 CMS National Training Program Workshop - Region II
August 6-8, 2018; New York, NY. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 CMS National Training Program Workshop - Region VII
July 31-August 2, 2018; Kansas City, MO. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Insilico to present advances in AI and blockchain for healthcare at Data Science in Africa Workshop
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) Insilico Medicine presents the converging Blockchain and next-generation Artificial Intelligence for biomedical research at the Data Science in Africa Workshop in Nyeri, Kenya. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Successful change agents
This one-day workshop is for managers undergoing and supporting staff through change programmes. The content explores the merits of different approaches to implementing change and an understanding of the role and skills of an effective change agent. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Global Health Transitions and Sustainable Solutions: The Role of Partnerships-A Workshop
June 13-14, 2018; Washington, DC. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SOPHE 20th Annual Advocacy Summit
October 13-15, 2018, Washington DC. Attendees spend an engaging 2.5 days in skill-building workshops designed to develop and hone their advocacy skills, with the final day of the Summit spent visiting officials on Capitol Hill. Join SOPHE and a diverse group of public health professionals, students, and university faculty in downtown DC! (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

PDA Advances Annex 1 Activities with Workshop, PUPSIT Consortium
PDA is advancing its Annex 1 activities with workshops and a research consortium(PRWeb June 04, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15529761.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The use of lighting for health and wellness is a growing trend
(Natural News) A workshop to explore, define, and promote the adoption of lighting systems, particularly for healthcare environments, was carried out and sponsored by the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Illumination Engineering Society (IES). The workshop was attended by lighting and human health researchers, healthy-lighting design... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Administrative Professionals event teaches negotiating skills
NIEHS employees learn the power of negotiating at the 2018 Administrative Professionals Day workshop. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - June 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Informing Environmental Health Decisions Through Data Integration Proceedings of a Workshop-in Brief (2018)
Summary of the proceedings from a February 2018 workshop to explore the promise and potential pitfalls of environmental health data integration. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Promise of Genome Editing Tools to Advance Environmental Health Research Proceedings of a Workshop-in Brief (2018)
This publication highlights the presentation and discussion of a January 2018 workshop to explore what role genome and epigenome editing tools could play in advancing environmental health research and decision-making. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Changing Socio-cultural Dynamics and Implications for National Security: Proceedings of a Workshop (2018)
Proceedings of an October 2017 workshop which featured invited presentations and discussions to explore the current state of the science regarding culture, language, and behavior for national security contexts. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TWISTED: College "doula" training teaches students to support women during ABORTIONS, not childbirth
(Natural News) Death-loving leftists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently hosted a workshop on campus for people interested in providing emotional support for pregnant women – but not for those actually planning to deliver their unborn babies. No, the “Spring Abortion Doula Training” workshop, as it was dubbed, was designed specifically to teach people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UMN Now Accepting Applications for Data Management Training Session
  Data Management for Librarians CE Course Monday, August 6, 2018 Health science librarians from states represented by the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) are invited to participate in a data management for health sciences librarians CE course, hosted by the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries in Minneapolis, MN. The overall objective of this session is to introduce librarians to research data management and allow them to develop practical strategies for incorporating data into their existing roles. Course Components This 4-hour workshop will introduce participants to key elements of research data managemen...
Source: The Cornflower - May 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Data Science Funding Source Type: news

Advancing Disease Modeling in Animal-Based Research in Support of Precision Medicine - Proceedings of a Workshop (2018)
Proceedings from an October 2017 workshop to explore the topic of animal-based research and its relevance to precision medicine. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exploring Early Childhood Care and Education Levers to Improve Population Health: Proceedings of a Workshop
The results of a September 2017 workshop, which looked at early childhood care and education and its financing. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Agenda now available for the Structural Heart Disease Summit 2018
(Cardiovascular Research Foundation) New this year, Transcatheter Valve Therapies (TVT) 2018, featuring practical clinical workshops, innovation sessions, and live case demonstrations, is the first part of a comprehensive congress called The Structural Heart Disease Summit. It will be followed by a live case demonstration course on LAA and PFO Closure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is the Earth flat? Meet the people questioning science
Believe it or not, some people still think the world is flat, and that we are all victims of a giant conspiracy. Alex Moshakis heads to Birmingham to meet Britain ’s Flat EarthersTo the casual observer, there is nothing remarkable about the crowd gathered in a convention room at a central Birmingham hotel. Middle managers on a staff team-building exercise, perhaps. But their conversations give them away. The clique in the corner discussing the moon landings. The man at the bar chastising an acquaintance for holding on to the science he was taught at school. The woman who asks another, “If they’ve lied abo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Moshakis Tags: Science Space Planets Nasa Source Type: news

Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology: Proceedings of a Workshop
Proceedings of a November 2017 workshop which provided an overview of patient navigation, explored current models of patient navigation programs, identified lessons learned from implementation of patient navigation programs as well as gaps in the evidence base, and explored policy challenges and opportunities to improve patient navigation for patients with cancer. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Independent review of the mental health act: interium report
The independent review of the Mental Health Act was set up to look at how the legislation in the Mental Health Act 1983 is used and how practice can improve. The interim report gives an update on the review's findings and the areas it will look at next. It is based on evidence including: service user and carer surveys focus groups stakeholder workshops a call for evidence wider discussions with organisations and professionals The review will examine the issues as set out in the report before making its final recommendations. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The advances in AI for pharma industry to be presented at AI & Blockchain Applications Workshop
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) Insilico Medicine presents at the AI& Blockchain Applications in Pharma R&D Executive Workshop, May 30-31, 2018, organized by NextLevel Pharma.     (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

All of Us Research Priorities Workshop
The NIH All of Us Research Program held a priorities workshop in March. The workshop aim was to identify key research priorities and requirements (i.e., types of data, methods, and how those methods are used) for the All of Us Research Program. Videocasts of the general assembly portions of the workshop are available to view. View the Agenda (PDF) Day 1: View the Videocast Day 2: View the Videocast Day 3: View the Videocast (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - May 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: All of Us Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences K-12 Public Libraries Source Type: news