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The Digging is the Least Thing of All: Health & Medicine at the Panama Canal

The tremendous public health infrastructure necessary before and during Panama Canal construction evolved into an equally monumental and vital system designed to protect the Canal’s functioning and keep the people operating it safe from injury and disease. Individuals living at the Canal had typical healthcare needs, but they also faced unique and significant challenges brought on by their location at the crossroads of global trade.

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Smathers Libraries and Partners Awarded Grant to…

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The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida, in collaboration with the University of Miami (UM) Libraries, the Farmworker…

Rural womens health project

Cyberbullying and Digital Safety: Applying Global…

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LibraryPress@UF announces a new digital publication that is available for free download. Authors: Drishti Sharma; Krista Mehari; Jennifer Doty…

Cyberbully India

Emily McElroy named Associate Dean for Research…

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On October 3, Emily McElroy will assume the responsibilities as Associate Dean for Research and Health Sciences for the George A. Smathers Libraries…

Emily McElroy