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Interactive Health Literacy and Consumer Health Exhibit at HSL

2019-09-25 11:04:20

By Linda Johnsen (September 25, 2019)

October is Health Literacy Month. Stop by the Health Sciences Library (HSL) to view this interactive health literacy exhibit, on loan from the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center at Weill Cornell Medicine until October 18th.

The four-banner exhibit aims to…

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For All the People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform

2019-09-25 11:05:23

The University Libraries at UNC, Chapel Hill is pleased to present For All The People: A Century of Citizen Action in Health Care Reform by The National Library of Medicine. This traveling exhibit will be on display at the Health Sciences Library, second floor, July 29th through September 6th.…

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Surviving Summers in North Carolina Before Air Conditioning

2019-07-26 10:05:31

June 20, 2019 As the thermometer begins its annual climb, an exhibition at the University Libraries looks at the ways that North Carolinians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries kept cool during the hottest months of the year. “Beating the Heat: Surviving Summers in North Carolina Before Air…

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HSL Events for the Week of Balance, Spring 2019

2019-05-10 09:03:51

The Health Sciences Library has several events planned for the Week of Balance here at UNC! Pet Therapy! Therapy Dog Dallas will visit on April 29th from 12 pm to 2 pm in Rm 527. Therapy Cats Cadi and Vivo are visiting on May 2nd from 12 pm to 2…

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Red Carpet Event! Dr. Bob’s Health Literacy Journey: A 4-part Tutorial

2019-05-20 14:56:37

Join us for the premiere of Dr. Bob’s Health Literacy Journey: A 4-part tutorial!

Meet Dr. Bob. He’s adventurous and curious and wants to learn more about health literacy. In this 4-part tutorial, you’ll accompany him on his journey to discover…

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The Fabrica, the Epitome, and Issues of Accessibility in Early Modern Anatomy, with Michael J. Clark

2019-02-26 12:19:45

By Linda Johnsen (2/19/2019) The Bullitt History of Medicine Club Lecture will discuss how Andreas Vesalius increased access to human anatomy with the publication of De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri…

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HSL Events for the Week of Balance

2018-12-14 16:44:27

The Health Sciences Library has several events planned for the Week of Balance here at UNC! Pet Therapy! Therapy Dog Whiskey will visit on December 5th from 12 pm to 1 pm in Rm 527. Therapy Dog Dallas will visit on December 6th from 12 pm to 2 pm in…

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Health Technology Symposium November 30, 2018

2018-12-04 08:34:58

Health Ethics at the Intersection of Data and Technology Friday, November 30, 2018 9 am to 3 pm Health Sciences Library 2nd Floor Featuring researchers, clinicians, technologists, and patient advocates from UNC-Chapel Hill and local industry. Topics include data governance in global health, ethics of AI in health care, and…

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Anatomy Day: November 13, 2018

2018-11-13 14:06:34

You are invited to the 2018 UNC School of Medicine Anatomy Day! Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12 – 2:00 p.m. Health Sciences Library, Room 527 Compare what you’ve seen in the gross anatomy lab with historical representations of human anatomy over the centuries. Materials are drawn from the Rare Book…

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Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print

2018-05-18 10:01:29

Opening April 26, 2018 “Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print” is a class-curated, full-scale exhibition about the world in which Mary Shelley wrote her classic novel “Frankenstein.” The exhibition focuses on themes such as global exploration, political turmoil in England and France, medical experimentation and sexual liberation. The…

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