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From the GMR: Awardees: Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2011

Congratulations to the award winners of the 2011 Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects!

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is funding seven Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects in a new program which began September 2011. The program supports efforts of libraries and other organizations to work together to improve use of disaster medicine and public health information by agencies working in any phase of all-hazards management. For more information, visit: http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/2011disasteroutreachawards.html

The awardees are (note the two from our region):
1. American Academy of Pediatrics [Elk Grove Village, IL]
2. Health Sciences Library, College of Community Health Sciences, University of Alabama [Tuscaloosa, AL]
3. Inova Fairfax Hospital [Falls Church, VA]
4. Kanawha-Charleston Health Department [Charleston, WV]
5. Marshall Co. Health Dept. [Benton, KY]
6. Monroe Co. Dept of Public Health [Rochester, NY]
7. University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center [Albuquerque, NM]

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