Michelle D. Woods

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INTRODUCTION In 2004, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) recognized the need to expand its outreach activities to minority students. To meet this objective, NLM sponsored a program presenting information on varied health sciences topics to minority students interested in health sciences careers. An existing initiative, NLM's Adopt-A-School program,(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The editors would like to thank the British Council in Belfast, and in particular its director Mr Colm McGivern, for providing support for the conference at which these essays originated. The Research Office at Queen's University also provided considerable support, for which we are grateful. The School of English and the School of(More)
The role of the Australian Nurse Practitioner (NP) is in its infancy and at a crossroads where extensive research demonstrates effective quality care and yet the role remains underrecognised and underutilised. The translation of practice into "value" is critical for the sustainability of NP roles and requires the practitioner to adopt a systematic method of(More)
Due to the aging of the generation known as " Baby Boomers " , the nation is expected to witness extraordinary growth in the total population ages 65 and over. Population projections provided by the United States Bureau of the Census suggest that this segment of the population will double in size to 72 million by the year 2030. In order to prepare for the(More)
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