Category Archives: Nursing

Historical Collections is Celebrating National Nurses Week!

May 6-12, 2019 is National Nurses Week; the HS/HSL’s historical collections is celebrating by highlighting our materials from the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale.  In 1962, Dr. Florence M. Gipe, then dean of the School of Nursing, donated three … Continue reading

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore in World War I

November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the day World War I came to an end.  In 1954 the United States renamed the holiday Veteran’s Day to honor and celebrate all those who have served in a … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions, Oct 15 – Nov 24

          From the National Library of Medicine, produced in cooperation with the National Museum of American History, Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions will be on display in the HS/HSL’s Weise Gallery Oct 15 … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Dr. Luana Colloca

Join us for Meet the Makers, our speaker series focusing on emerging technologies in the life sciences. Dr. Luana Colloca, UMSOM and UMSON, will present on the neurobiology of placebo effects and virtual reality with an emphasis on relevant discoveries, new insights and developments. Continue reading

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Great to See You All at Fall Fest 2018!

It was great to see all of the UMB community out at Fall Fest 2018 today.  We met so many students, staff, faculty and many others at our table.  Please come by the HS/HSL and see what a great place … Continue reading

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Communicating With Patients Workshop: 9/25 and 10/30

                      FACT: Only 12% of the U.S. adult population has proficient health literacy. Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? … Continue reading

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Lombard Street Tree Work, March 8, 4am-Noon

Facilities has scheduled tree removal work on Lombard St for Thursday 3/8 – from 4am – Noon.  The sidewalk on Lombard will be closed from Greene St to Penn St.  Pedestrian access to the HS/HSL, Campus Center, and School of … Continue reading

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Let Us Help You Prepare for Graduate Research Day

Students preparing for the upcoming annual Graduate Research Conference on Thursday, March 15, are discovering the Health Sciences & Human Services Library’s value in the research process. Each school’s faculty librarian can meet with students to retrieve relevant articles from … Continue reading

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Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives Exhibition now at the HS/HSL’s Weiss Gallery

Activists and reformers in the United States have long recognized the harm of domestic violence and sought to improve the lives of women who were battered. During the late 20th century, nurses took up the call. With passion and persistence, … Continue reading

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