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Epidemiologist, Dr. Haroon Hashmi conducted following lessons for the school students:

This project is supported by funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health under cooperative agreement number UG4 LM012346-05S1 at the University of Iowa, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences.

This project seeks to make accessible for students, their families, and members of the larger community health information by creating a robust educational learning experience across grade levels. This project will have an in-depth focus on different aspects of biomedical clinical research. We will host for students and parents a module-based curriculum that focuses on the following four target areas: 

M1 - Health Literacy

a. Human Immune system

b. Role of immunization

c. Infectious diseases and how to fight them

M2 - Clinical Research

a. Basics of clinical human subject research

b. Drug development process

c. Role of NIH and FDA

M3 - Health Information Access

a. CDC, WHO, FDA and other authentic sites and how to navigate them

b. - searching for and participating in clinical trials

M4 - Health Inequities

a. Leading health mortalities and morbidities in context of race and ethnicities