Presented by the Library Freedom Project in partnership with the Cherry Hill Public Library, the Chinese American Librarians Association, and the Network of the National Library of Medicine.

Hello CALA members,

The Library Freedom Project (LFP), in partnership with the Cherry Hill Public Library, the Chinese American Librarians Association (Northeast Chapter), and the Network of the National Library of Medicine are inviting you to join us for a five-part webinar series focused on issues surrounding health literacy and privacy.

Each webinar will provide quality information that librarians can use to better serve their patrons.  All webinars are free and open to library workers of all types.  Please register for each webinar separately.

For full event descriptions, please visit http://chplnj.org/node/603.

Health and Privacy Basics

March 5 at 1pm ET

Attendees will receive a broad overview of health and privacy issues, why they matter, and what we can do to help.

Speaker: Adrian Gropper, MD is CTO of the non-profit Patient Privacy Rights Foundation where he brings training as an engineer from MIT and physician from Harvard Medical School followed by a career as a medical device entrepreneur.

Ethical Implications of Digital Health
March 12 at 1 pm ET
Attendees will learn how to recognize misinformation, how to read and understand published health information, and how to help patrons understand or work around jargon.

Speaker: Katherine Gregory is an Assistant Professor at the New York City College of Technology/CUNY.  Dr. Gregory’s research concerns digital health technologies, health disparities and the impact of social marketing on health outcomes; social aspects of genomics, preventative health, and critical research methodologies.

Your Heartbeat is Digital
March 18th at 1 pm ET

The speaker will discuss privacy concerns related to the use of health technologies including contact tracing apps during the COVID-19 pandemic, and attitudes toward the use of telehealth modalities to support health and wellness among vulnerable populations. During the seminar, the speaker will discuss the value of librarians contributing to health technology design processes, and strategies for assisting users who may be interested in using digital health to support their health and well-being.

Speaker: Megan Threats is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University - New Brunswick. She is also Visiting Faculty at the Yale School of Public Health. She studies how sexual and gender minority communities of color access and interact with health information and services through the use of technologies.

Understanding Health Information

March 26, at 1pm ET

The speakers will discuss how to judge reliable from unreliable health information, identify misinformation, how to read and understand published health information, and how to help patrons understand or work around jargon.

Speakers: Khalil El-Bathy is the Reference & Instruction Librarian at SOWELA Technical Community College, and a graduate of the Library Freedom Institute.

Stephanie Milberger is a librarian for Rockwall County Library in Rockwall, Texas and a graduate of the Library Freedom Institute.

Finding Reliable Health Information
April 2 at 1pm ET
The speaker will provide resources and tips on how to find reliable health information to better assist patrons with reference questions.

Speaker: Anna Winter is a Technology Specialist at the Denver Public Library and a graduate of the Library Freedom Institute.

Developed resources reported in this project are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

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疫情下的健康素养和隐私

欢迎参加围绕健康素养和隐私问题的五个系列讲座。每个讲座都将提供图书馆员可以用来更好地服务读者的优质信息。所有讲座都对图书馆各类工作人员免费开放。请分别注册要参加的各个讲座。

图书馆自由项目携樱桃山公共图书馆、美国华裔图书馆员协会及国家医学图书馆网联合呈现。

国家医学图书馆、国家卫生院依据与匹兹堡大学、健康科学图书馆系统之间的UG4LM012342号合作协议,对本项目报告的资源提供支持。作者对内容负全部责任,不代表国家卫生院官方观点。

健康与隐私基础知识 3月5日 下午1点 ET

项目描述:参加者将对健康与隐私问题获得总体广泛了解,这些问题为什么重要?我们该如何做?

主讲人:Adrian Gropper,医学博士,非营利性组织“患者隐私权基金会”技术总监。曾在麻省理工学院学习工程,在哈佛医学院学习物理,而后成为医疗设备企业家。

数字化健康的伦理暗示 3月12日下午1点 ET

本讲座将探讨涉及数字健康产品的一些伦理问题。

主讲人:Katherine Gregory,纽约城市技术学院/纽约城市大学助理教授。Gregory博士的研究关注数字健康技术,健康差距,以及社会推广对健康后果的影响;基因组学、预防性健康以及批判性研究方法论的社会方面。

您的心跳是数字化的 3月18日下午1点 ET

项目描述:主讲人将讨论与使用健康技术(包括新冠疫情期间的接触追踪应用)相关的隐私担忧,以及对于在弱势人群中使用远程医疗模式提供健康保健支持的态度。研讨会期间,主讲人将讨论图书馆员为健康技术设计过程贡献的价值,以及对有兴趣使用数字健康支持健康保健的用户提供协助的战略。

主讲人:Megan Threats博士,罗格斯大学新布朗斯维克分校信息和传播学院图书馆和信息科学系的助理教授,耶鲁公共健康学院客座教授。研究性与性别少数有色人群如何使用技术访问健康信息和服务并与之互动。

理解健康信息 3月26日下午1点 ET

项目描述:主讲人将讨论如何判断可靠与不可靠健康信息,识别虚假信息,如何阅读和理解发布的健康信息,以及如何帮助读者理解或者克服专业术语。

主讲人:Khalil El-Bathy,SOWELA技术社区大学参考咨询馆员,毕业于图书馆自由研修所。

Stephanie Milberger,德克萨斯州罗克沃郡图书馆馆员,毕业于图书馆自由研修所。

发现可靠的健康信息 4月2日下午1点 ET

项目描述:主讲人将针对如何发现可靠的健康信息以便更好地回答读者参考咨询问题分享资源与技巧。

主讲人:Anna Winter,丹佛公共图书馆技术专员,毕业于图书馆自由研修所。

国家医学图书馆、国家卫生院依据与匹兹堡大学、健康科学图书馆系统之间的UG4LM012342号合作协议,对本项目报告的资源提供支持。作者对内容负全部责任,不代表国家卫生院官方观点。

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Thank you!
Ray Pun
LFP Planning Committee