Category Archives: Events

Meet the Makers: Baltimore Makers Unite for COVID-19

“Makers Unite: Baltimore’s Grassroots Response to the Pandemic” April 6, 2021Noon-1 p.m. ESTOnline Zoom event – RSVP for Zoom link The Health Sciences and Human Services Library and The Grid are proud to host Will Holman, Open Works‘ Executive Director, … Continue reading

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#ColorOurCollections at the HSHSL

Every February since 2016, the New York Academy of Medicine hosts the #ColorOurCollections event meant to highlight the diverse images in the form of coloring sheets and books from libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions. This year the HSHSL Historical … Continue reading

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Medical Illustrators and Illustrations in the HS/HSL’s Historical Collections

On October 6, 2020 the HS/HSL is hosting medical illustrator, Lydia Gregg, for a Meet the Makers lunchtime event.  Medical illustration combines the creative talents of artists and the medical and anatomical knowledge of doctors.  These combined skills are used to illustrate medical texts and teach new physicians, nurses, dentists, and other medical professionals the workings of the body. Continue reading

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Sign up now! Third Annual Flu Shot Clinic at the HS/HSL

Flu shots will be available (by appointment only) to UMB faculty, staff and students* on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from Noon to 4:00 pm and on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Weiss Gallery on the first floor of the Library.   Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Lydia Gregg, Medical Illustrator

We are proud to host Lydia Gregg, medical illustrator, for our next Meet the Makers guest speaker event. October 6, 2020, 12pm. Online Zoom event, RSVP for Zoom link. Continue reading

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HS/HSL’s Virtual Hour of Service

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 the Health Sciences and Human Services Library staff participated in a virtual hour of service.  Library staff were encouraged to set aside an hour of their work day to serve the community.  Participants chose the charity, non-profit, or service of their interest and provided an hour of their time.  Continue reading

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Love Data Week at UMB Begins on February 10

Love Data Week is an international celebration of all things data! Here at the Health Sciences & Human Services Library, we will be celebrating all week long with info sessions, workshops, prize giveaways, and more.     Want to participate? Here’s how!  … Continue reading

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1807 at the Weise: Meet the Artists

Mark your calendars for 4:00 pm on September 25th and join the UMB Arts Council and the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) for a reception in the Weise Gallery, on the main floor of the HS/HSL. View the … Continue reading

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Returning this October: Flu Shot Clinic at the HS/HSL

After so much success with last year’s clinic—nearly 300 inoculations given!!—the Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Walgreens Pharmacy, is again offering Flu Shot Clinics at the HS/HSL. This year the clinics … Continue reading

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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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