Sarah Levin-Lederer, MPH

Education and Outreach Coordinator, Region 7

Sarah (she/her) brings eleven years of professional public health experience including health outreach and education, and public health emergency planning to NNLM Region 7.  After receiving her MPH from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) in 2012, Sarah joined the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Public Health Preparedness Program with a focus on outreach to refugee and immigrant serving organizations, homeless serving organizations and the Free Library of Philadelphia to connect communities that are often hard to reach with health information and resources. Professional Interests: Public Health Emergency Preparedness Health Communication Graphic Medicine  

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Blue Marble Librarians: Libraries Helping Their Communities Prepare for Extreme Weather and Foster Socially and Ecologically Conscious Culture Join us for a talk with four leading members of the Blue Marble Librarians, a Massachusetts based group of librarians focused on sustainability, environmental education, and extreme weather preparedness. This presentation addresses the NNLM initiative of environmental determinants of health and library workforce development by providing information on partnerships, resources and services to support climate change literate and adaptive communities and libraries. This class is for educational and informational purposes in alignment with NNLM goals and does not offer medical advice.
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection - October 25 2023 This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication.
Graphic Medicine Virtual Book Club: Emergency Preparedness and Recovery Join NNLM for a one-hour book discussion of Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans by Don Brown. NNLM staff will lead a conversation covering topics such as community and individual preparedness, equity issues in preparedness, uses of graphic non-fiction for preparedness outreach, and more. Part of NNLM Virtual Disaster Preparedness Forum (September, 2023). This session will not be recorded and utilizes breakout rooms. Book must be acquired from local library or book seller.
Rural Health Resources This one hour webinar will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.

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