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ANCHASL Spring Meeting
Friday April 12, 2002
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Friday Center for Continuing Education

The People's Library: Prescription for
Consumer Health Information

Featuring
Graedons
Joe and Terry Graedon - "The People's Pharmacy"

 

Meeting Schedule

   9:00 am -  9:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
   9:30 am -  9:45 am Welcome and Introductions
  9:45 am - 11:15 am "Consumer Health Information: What's Hot"
Joe and Terry Graedon
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm -   1:00 pm Business Meeting
  1:00 pm -   3:30 pm Panel: Consumer Health Initiatives
 

Speakers

Joe Graedon, a pharmacologist, and Teresa Graedon, a medical anthropologist, are among America’s most trusted health care authorities. They have written 9 books, including The People’s Pharmacy, and their syndicated, thrice-weekly column appears in over 100 newspapers. Their award-winning radio talk show airs weekly on over 500 stations.

Panelists

Christie Buchanan-Wellmon, Information Specialist with the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, is a technology workshop trainer. She has worked on a number of Websites and is Co-Team Leader for the HealthLink Plus Website.
HealthLink Plus Presentation (PDF file)

Claudia Gollop is an associate professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science, Chapel Hill. She is currently teaching an online class in consumer health information, and has special interests in information and reference services, consumer health information, diverse user groups, and health sciences librarianship.

Peggy Hull, UNC Health Sciences Library, Chapel Hill, is Project Director for the NC Health Info project. She has over 25 years of experience in public, special, and medical libraries.
NC Health Info (PowerPoint presentation)

Diana Sachs, Information Specialist with the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, heads the 24/7 Live Reference Team and is Co-Team Leader for the HealthLink Plus Website.
HealthLink Plus Presentation (PDF file)

Christie C. Silbajoris, UNC Health Sciences Library, Chapel Hill, is Project Coordinator for the NC Health Info project, which involves working with public libraries statewide.
NC Health Info (PowerPoint presentation)

 

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