April Wright, MLS

Environmental Health Program Specialist, Region 1

April Wright is the Environmental Health Program Specialist with the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). She joined NNLM in 2018 as an NNLM/All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator. April earned her BA in English from Morgan State University and MLS from The Catholic University of America. She has worked both in and on behalf of a variety of libraries during the course of her career. Her background includes public libraries management, programming and outreach, and grants management. She is interested in environmental justice and addressing social determinants of health through citizen/community science and community-engaged research.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Commercial Determinants of Health: Tobacco Use This 1 hour webinar is part of the Public Health Webinar series.
Less Ostrich, more Owl. Five Steps to Quickly Improve Your Library's Ability to Respond to a Sudden Disaster This webinar is part of the NNLM Information Access Series.

In honor of National Preparedness Month in September, Region 1 is pleased to host a disaster preparedness webinar for all types of libraries. This webinar is designed to improve your Library's ability to respond to a sudden disaster by laying out five easy steps to follow.
One Page, One Mind: Creating a One Page Plan to Promote a Coordinated Response to a Disaster The purpose of the webinar is to introduce attendees to the benefits of having a one page disaster plan, which contains information such as the duties of an emergency response coordinator, critical contact information, communications and continuity of operations plans, a succinct list of response procedures, and a relocation strategy.

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