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  • Center for Health Literacy Announces New Staff

    • 01.5.2017
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    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 […]

  • Executive Director Featured by AAMC

    • 11.7.2016
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    UAMS Center for Health Literacy Executive Director,Kristie Hadden, PhD was recently featured in an article published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The article, “Say That Again? Teaching Physicians About Plain Language,” was published in the AAMC online news magazine in October and points to the importance of training doctors to speak clearly to […]

  • October is Health Literacy Month!

    • 09.29.2016
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    Health Literacy Month is a time for healthcare organizations and professionals to promote the importance of health information that is easy to understand and use. October was designated as Health Literacy Month in 1999 and continues to be a yearly, worldwide, awareness-raising event. During October, the UAMS Center for Health Literacy (CHL) will be celebrating […]

  • Lunch and Learn, Helping Patients Understand the Numbers in Healthcare, September 28

    • 09.1.2016
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    The UAMS Center for Health Literacy would like to invite you to join us for a Health Literacy Best Practices Lunch and Learn, “Helping Patients Understand the Numbers in Healthcare.” This Lunch and Learn is presented by Tina Moore, MEd, EdS, Director of UAMS Center for Health Literacy. Wednesday, September 28, 12:00pm – 1:00pm at the […]

  • UAMS Center for Health Literacy Announces New Leadership Structure and Staff Addition

    • 07.1.2016
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    The UAMS Center for Health Literacy (CHL) is pleased to announce a new leadership structure and the addition of Katie Leath to the CHL team. Dr. Kristie Hadden, the founding CHL Director, has been promoted to Executive Director and is now the Principal Investigator for an NIH ROI grant as well as faculty in the […]

  • Health Literacy Best Practices Lunch and Learn June 22 focused on Plain Language to Communicate Health Information

    • 06.10.2016
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    The UAMS Center for Health Literacy would like to invite you to join us for a Health Literacy Best Practices Lunch and Learn “Using Plain Language to Communicate Health Information” Wednesday June 22nd, 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Presented by Tina Moore, M. Ed., Ed.S, Director of UAMS Center for Health Literacy Programs and Training 1 hour CME/CPE […]

  • Plain Pages June “Refer a Friend” Promotion

    • 06.7.2016
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    10% off NOW – $50 OFF LATER!* Plainpages makes health related documents simple and easy to understand. REFER A FRIEND to get 10% off NOW and $50 off LATER*. Your friend will also get $50 off their 1st order (1 FREE page assessment/edit). It’s simple: Upload your document to plainpages. In the additional information box, […]

  • The CHL Welcomes Two New Team Members

    • 06.2.2016
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    The Center for Health Literacy is pleased to welcome Nancy Dockter and Andrea Roy to our team. Nancy is joining the CHL as our Plain Language Coordinator. She earned a master of public health degree in 2006 from UAMS and also has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Kentucky. She has a […]

  • The Center for Health Literacy has moved!

    • 03.30.2016
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    The Center for Health Literacy has moved to the Freeway Medical Building located at 5800 W. 10th Street. We are on the 5th Floor, Suite 502. Call 501.686-6264 for directions or assistance. 

  • UAMS Center for Health Literacy Awarded $2.9 Million by National Institutes of Health

    • 03.7.2016
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    UAMS Center for Health Literacy Awarded $2.9 Million by National Institutes of Health  LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Health Literacy has received a four-year grant of $2.9 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test the effectiveness of a diabetes education and health literacy program in […]