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Announcements for Healthcare Professionals

CHL’s First ClearMark Award

May 9th, the CHL team traveled to Washington, DC, to accept a ClearMark Award of Distinction from the Center for Plain Language for How to Talk to Your Doctor HANDbook – Spanish. At the awards ceremony, we were also honored with the Spanish Grand ClearMark Award, the highest honor for all 2017 Spanish nominations. The […]

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New Affiliate Faculty Join CHL Research Efforts

Thirteen new affiliate faculty members join CHL research efforts. The new faculty comes from five different institutions including UAMS Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, and Pharmacy; UAMS IRB Office; UAMS Biomedical Informatics; University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Louisiana State University; Northwestern University; and Oregon Health and Sciences University. We look forward to building research […]

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#RuralHealthChat: Rural Health Literacy – April 27, 2017

People in rural areas are often facing an uphill battle when it comes to their health, and one of the most important but least understood challenges is health literacy. Health literacy is the ability of a patient to understand medical information that is presented to them. Sometimes this is focused on the patient’s individual comprehensive […]

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CHL Research Associate Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Latrina Prince, CHL research associate, completed her doctoral degree by defending her dissertation. Her dissertation titled, “Assessing Organizational Health Literacy at an Academic Health Center” set out to assess organizational health literacy practices at an academic health center using criteria found in the “Ten Attributes of a Health Literate Healthcare Organization.”  We are […]

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Director of Programs and Services Completes Doctoral Studies

We are so proud of Tina Moore, director of programs and services, on her newly completed doctoral degree. She focused her dissertation on health numeracy and communicating risk to patients and examined risk literacy and attitudes toward statistics of first year medical students. Her research was an initial needs assessment of prerequisite skills related to […]

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Center for Health Literacy Announces New Staff

The UAMS Center for Health Literacy (CHL) is pleased to announce the addition of Alison Caballero, MPH, CHES, to our team as the director of strategic planning and new business development. In this role, Alison will lead our efforts to expand the CHL footprint through partnerships with others dedicated to improving health by addressing health […]

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Annual Report

Economic Impact of Low Health Literacy in Arkansas

The Economic Impact of Low Health Literacy in Arkansas-Small

 

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