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Free Health Literacy Webinar Series Offered

Posted by Editor on August 27, 2010

Tuesdays, October 5, 12 and 26

Celebrate Health Literacy Month by attending this exciting Health Literacy Education Series presented by the Arizona Health Literacy Collaboration

To participate in the webinar, please go to:

Webinars will focus on defining Health Literacy and providing updates on the latest research and practices; including a special focus on older adults, working with diverse cultural and linguistic groups, and plain language materials development

October 5, 2010, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

“Health Literacy – An Opportunity to Improve Individual, Public, and Global Health”

Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D., Health Literacy and Research Director, Canyon Ranch Institute (CRI), a non-profit organization based in Tucson, Arizona.

October 12, 2010, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

“Health Literacy – the Hidden Risk Factor for Older Adults”

Barry D. Weiss, M.D., is a tenured professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and is a faculty member of the Arizona Geriatric Education Center and the Arizona Reynolds Program in Applied Geriatrics.

October 26, 2010, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

“Making Health Materials Simple and Easy to Read – a Step by Step Approach”

Marti Lindsey, Ph.D., Community Outreach and Education Director, Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center.

Marti Lindsey, Outreach Director, SWEHSC

520-626-3692 phone
520-626-2466 fax
College of Pharmacy Skaggs Building, room 311 PO Box 210207, Tucson, AZ 85721-0207


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