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Announcements for Healthcare Professionals

CHL Receives Donation to Implement the How to Talk to Your Doctor Program

The Center for Health Literacy recently received a donation from BHP to facilitate implementation of the How to Talk to Your Doctor (HTTTYD) program and develop, test, and facilitate implementation of a companion program for parents—How to Talk to Your Child’s Doctor. Project activities will start in June and will continue for two years. Activities […]

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CHL Welcomes Chris Trudeau to the Team

We are excited to announce the addition of Christopher Trudeau to the CHL team. Chris comes from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he served as faculty for 13 years and carved out a niche as one of the only health literacy lawyers in the country. Chris has a dual appointment at […]

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New Director of Programs and Services

We are pleased to announce that Alison Caballero, MPH, CHES, will be assuming the role of director of programs and services effective July 1.  Alison has made a significant and positive impact on CHL since January in her previous role as director of strategy and new business. Under Alison’s leadership, CHL nearly doubled annual external […]

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UAMS CHL and UAMS Library Receive Funding to Help Patients with Online Health Information

The UAMS Center for Health Literacy and UAMS health sciences libraries received funding from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to develop and test a new health-literate patient tool. The new tool, How to Find Out About Your Health HANDbook, will be developed using health literacy best practices and expertise from library and […]

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Newly Funded Project Aims to Improve Patient-Provider Communication at the 12th Street Clinic

The Cardinal Health Foundation has awarded funding to the CHL for a new project designed to increase patient engagement and help address health disparities related to health literacy. The aim of this project is to implement the How to Talk to Your Doctor (HTTTYD) program in both English and Spanish and improve existing patient education […]

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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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Economic Impact of Low Health Literacy in Arkansas

The Economic Impact of Low Health Literacy in Arkansas-Small

 

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