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Research Award 2011

A Research Award in the amount of $400 has been created for the best paper in the field of public health or health administration librarianship published within the previous three years. The deadline for application is March 1.

Sewell Stipend

The Fund aims to increase librarians' effectiveness at providing reliable/relevant information to health care professionals in the fields of public health and pharmacy. To achieve this purpose, the Fund awards reimbursement funds to librarians and other information professionals to defray association membership/registration/travel and per diem expenses of attending and/or participating in activities of the American Public Health Association (APHA). The deadline for the application is on July 23, 2010. 

Research Award Winner 2009

Jon Eldredge

Jonathan Eldredge PhD is the corresponding author for the 2009 PH/HA research award winning paper. The paper details a rigorous study to determine if librarian training interventions, particularly with regards to PubMed searching, improved the sophistication and frequency of practice-related questions asked by public health practitioners.

Eldredge JD, Carr R, Broudy D, Voorhees RE.
The effect of training on question formulation among public health practitioners: results from a randomized controlled trial
J Med Libr Assoc 2008 Oct;96(4):299-309.

The award was presented at the PH/HA Business Meeting during the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Honolulu on May 19.

Brian Bunnett accepting the 2009 PH/HA Research Award on behalf of Jonathan Eldredge with Section Chair, Christine Marton.

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