Video Recordings From the NNLM National Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium Now Available Online
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) National Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium took place April 4-6, 2023 and video recordings of sessions are now available online via YouTube.
Here’s the Description of the Event From NNLM Website:
This free virtual symposium will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand health research, combating social media spread, the effects of health misinformation on individuals and communities, and highlighting replicable programs that Network Members can implement to address health misinformation. This virtual symposium will feature sessions focused on data, public health, libraries, and general health misinformation.
Featuring the Following Keynote speakers:
- Kyla Fullenwider, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Office of the Surgeon General. Her expertise in combating misinformation and designing human-centered solutions is being used to help communities stay informed about COVID-19, among other things.
- Jevin West co-author of Calling Bullshit: Data Reasoning in a Digital World
- Amanda Wilson, Alla Keselman, and Catherine Arnott Smith editors of Combating Online Health Misinformation: A Professional’s Guide to Helping the Public
Additional info and the complete agenda are available.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.