Category Archives: Events

Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication

Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? There is evidence that health care providers overestimate what patients are able to understand. Low health literacy is associated with higher mortality, higher … Continue reading

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ART@601 Exhibit & Reception at HS/HSL

Our upcoming exhibit, 21 Years of Art at the HS/HSL, will showcase selected artworks from past exhibits. It runs from December 10, 2018 through February 22, 2019. Throughout the past 21 years, art exhibits of paintings, sculpture, photography, and more have … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Nov. 7, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

On Nov. 7,  health professionals, students, and librarians from all over the country will join forces for an all-day edit-a-thon. Participants will edit Wikipedia articles on women’s health topics and improve citations using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources. The … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training Oct. 10, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Prior to the Nov. 7 Edit-a-thon, the HS/HSL will provide a Wikipedia training to help users learn how to create a Wikipedia account, make edits, and use NLM resources to improve the world’s largest encyclopedia. The training will take place on Oct. … Continue reading

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Oct. 5, Exhibit Luncheon and Lecture: “The ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918, What’s Past is Prologue

          Join us for a luncheon and lecture with Dr. Philip A Mackowiak. Dr. Philip A. Mackowiak, ’70, emeritus professor of medicine and Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar-in-Residence will present, The ‘Spanish … 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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Get Your Flu Shot at the HS/HSL, Oct. 4, 10-2

                    Help protect yourselves, your families, friends, and colleagues! Flu shots available to UMB campus employees and students in the 1st Floor Tower of the Library (entrance to the left of … Continue reading

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Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World, Opening Reception, 9/13, 10:30am

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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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Upcoming Events for OUTBREAK: Epidemics in a Connected World

                            Upcoming Events for Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World Thursday, September 13, 10:30 a.m.  Exhibit Opening, Press Conference, located in the HS/HSL’s Weise Gallery on the first floor.  … Continue reading

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