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NNLM at Community-Based Health Literacy Interventions Workshop (July 19)

Posted Jun 30, 2017 by Amanda J. Wilson
Category: National

The National Academy of Medicine's next workshop, Community-Based Health Literacy Interventions, takes place on July 19. The workshop is a free open meeting for both in-person (Washington, DC) and remote participants. Amanda J. Wilson NLM's representative to the Academy's Health Literacy Roundtable will be in attendance representing NLM and NNLM.

Agenda, registration, and other information are available on the workshop website. Highlights include:

  • 9:45-10:05 Health Literacy in Public Libraries  /  Leslie Gelders Literacy Coordinator Oklahoma Department of Libraries Marisa New, M.P.H., OTR Director, Health Equity and Resource Opportunities Division Oklahoma Department of Health
  • 1:20-1:40 Issues and challenges in evaluating community-based health literacy interventions  /  Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D. Director of Canyon Ranch Institute & Global Health Literacy Research Canyon Ranch Institute Health Literacy Media
  • 3:15-4:00 Moderated Dialogue: Where do we go from here?   /  Moderator: Winston Wong, M.D., M.S. Medical Director Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives Kaiser Permanente Panelists: William Elwood, Ph.D. OppNet Facilitator/Health Scientist Administrator Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research National Institutes of Health Michele Erikson Executive Director Wisconsin Health Literacy Maureen Daniels Director, Wellness at Work Berkshire Health Systems

Participate in or follow the discussion on Twitter: #HealthLitRT

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