TML News and Notes: May 2008
Learn tips to help make your research efforts more effective and efficient. Attendees will be shown how to customize library services, store searches and find the most current research using PubMed and Web of Science (WOS), NCHS data sources and CRISP.
Date: Thursday June 5, 2008
Time: Noon - 1:00 pm
Location: Main Hospital - The Learning Center
This 14th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health, presented by the UNC SPH Minority Health Project, UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and NC A & T State University Institute for Public Health will present an up-to date conceptual framework for understanding the effects of racism on health. The videoconference features a panel with leading scholars in the field: Drs. Claudia Baquet, Spero Manson, Abel Valenzuela, and Frank Wong.
Date: Tuesday June 3, 2008
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Tompkins-McCaw Library - Distance Education Classroom - Rm 2-010
VCU Libraries will host the Public Health Grand Rounds Standards, Accreditation and Improvement- Raising the Bar of Public Health Performance on Thursday, May 29 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm at the Tompkins-McCaw Library in Room 2-010. This program will provide information about national and state efforts in accreditation and improvement as well as provide some on-the-ground insight into what it really means for a local health department. A panel of experts will discuss the specifics of the North Carolina case and how the processes, tools and resources from the experience, and other states, can be applied across the nation to improve health for all. Open to the public. Seating is limited, advance registration is recommended. Open to the public. Register now at http://www.publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/partreg/index.htm
For more information, contact Shannon Jones at 828-0626.