Outreach Award: Help Your Library Patrons Understand Clinical Trials: A Clinical Trials Program for Rural Public Libraries

This program, a collaboration between Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries Health Sciences Library (Health and Wellness Library) and the VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research aims to provide local public  librarians with the skills to increase the health literacy of community members. This outreach project will be accomplished through consumer health information/clinical trials training workshops, a book discussion session, and an invited speaker event focusing on clinical trial participation. This project will be aimed at local rural public libraries.


Project Lead: Dana Ladd


Age Group: Seniors (65+ yrs.)
Geographic Type: Rural
Roles of Participants Project is Intended to Serve: Library Staff - Public

Award Details

Funding Source: Region 1
Project Category: Outreach
Period of Performance: Dec 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2022
Project Status: Completed

Project Funding