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Empowering Rural Medicine through Open Access In-Person / Online

Come celebrate International Open Access Week by attending the panel discussion, "Empowering Rural Medicine through Open Access," where experts from healthcare and academia will explore the benefits of open access for primary care clinicians with a focus on rural communities. This session will highlight how open access can improve healthcare outcomes and equity by removing barriers to medical research and offering immediate access of up-to-date knowledge to healthcare providers and their patients.


Dashauna Ballard, PhD
IRACDA/MERIT Postdoctoral Fellow, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health

Amy Chatham, PhD
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

Latesha Elopre, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Heersink School of Medicine

Claudette Poole, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Heersink School of Medicine


Marla Hertz, PhD
Associate Professor, Research Data Management Librarian, UAB Libraries.


Light refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the UAB Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication.

Thursday, October 26, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Edge of Chaos Atrium, 4th Floor
UAB Libraries:
Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences

Registration is required. There are 96 in-person seats available. There are 99 online seats available.

Event Organizer

Marla Hertz, PhD

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