The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has been selected for this year’s Common Reading Experience at the University of South Florida. The USF Libraries have purchased multiple copies of the book, authored by Rebecca Skloot, which are available to FMHI Research Library patrons via the USF Libraries catalogue online, through InterLibrary Loan, or by visiting the Tampa Library.
In addition to the text, USF Librarians have created a reseach guide to accompany the Common Read: http://guides.lib.usf.edu/CRE. The guide includes a list of supplementary resources, including links to documentaries and radio interviews. The guide also includes a brief list of discussion questions and curricula topics that can be used in class.
The following is a list of resources available at or through the FMHI Research Library to suppport and facilitate discussions centered on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. For more information about theses resources or for assistance using them, contact the librarians.
- Cancer clinical trials: Proactive strategies
- Handbook of health communication
- Confidentiality concerns raised by DNA-based tests in the market-driven managed care setting
- HIPAA plain & simple: A compliance guide for healthcare professionals
- Protecting personal health information in research: Understanding the HIPAA privacy rule
- Public health ethics and practice
- Understanding women’s recovery from illness and trauma
- Evidence-based practice manual: Research and outcome measures in health and human services
- The ethics of research involving human subjects: Facing the 21st century
- Families & changes: Coping with stressful events and transitions
- DSM-V and DSM-IV-TR
- Fifty signs of mental illness: A guide to understanding mental health
- Racial and ethnic behavioral health disparities: A study of the prevalence of diagnosed disorders
- Multicultural issues in counseling: New approaches to diversity
- Readings in multicultural practice
- Race, ethnicity and health
- Rethinking social epidemiology: Towards a science of change
Image courtesty of Google/USF Libraries catalogue.