[mla-nynj] Reminder: METRO's Consumer Health SIG meets tomorrow!

Willcox, Sallie sallie.willcox at med.nyu.edu
Tue Oct 28 17:49:12 UTC 2008

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METRO's Consumer Health Information Special Interest Group (CHI SIG)
meets tomorrow, October 29, 2008 from 10:00  a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Where: William Hallock Park Memorial Public Health Library [HIV/AIDS
Resource Library] 

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 

455 First Avenue, Room 1200, New York, NY 10016 

tel. (212) 447-2981.  

Directions: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/library/lib1.shtml

Topic:  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Public Health
Librarian, Gloria Willson, hosts the meeting in the William Hallock Park
Memorial Public Health Library. Overseen by the Bureau of Public Health
Training, the library serves staff, students and the public. We will
have a tour of the library, hear an overview of its services, and learn
about its history. 

October is Health Literacy Month
(http://www.metro.org/collaborate/index.php/HealthLiteracy), and in
observance we'll conclude with a roundtable discussion of your
experiences.  Priya Massand, a health literacy specialist for the Queens
Library Adult Learner Program, kicks off the discussion with a report on
her library's program.


Meeting times, locations and other information are always posted on the
CHI SIG wiki:



Subscribe to the SIG mailing list!:


Questions?  Please contact one of the co-conveners:



Sallie Willcox

Patient & Family Resource Center

NYU Langone Medical Center

--an NYU Health Sciences Library--

HCC-1, rm. 103

530 1st Ave.

New York, NY 10016




Rhonda Allard

Myrna Mahon Patient Library

Weill Cornell Medical Library

1305 York Avenue

(at East 70th Street)

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10021

(646) 962-4472

(646) 962-0350



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