#HealthLiteracy Month Events

at the Biomedical Library in October 2018

Hear from Dr. Paul Offit about his new book, and attend a health literacy workshop!

Health literacy is the set of skills used to find, understand, and evaluate information in order to make decisions about health.

Bad Advice Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information

Friday, Oct. 5th, 3:30-5pm

Newly Reopened Stemmler Side of the Biomedical Library

Dr. Paul Offit, a professor of Vaccinology and Pediatrics at PSOM,​ will talk about his latest book. Refreshments will be provided.
Check out Dr. Offit's bio!

http://paul-offit.com/about/

Register for Dr. Offit's Book Talk!

http://bit.ly/offitbooktalk

Evaluating Health Websites & Apps

Thursday, Oct. 11th, 12-1pm

Conference Room

Librarians, Richard James and Aman Kaur, will present an interactive workshop about finding websites and apps that have good health information.
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