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  • Kristie Hadden, Ph.D, Appointed to Nelson Chair

    • 02.25.2016
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    C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and director of the Musculoskeletal Service Line, has named health literacy researcher Kristie Hadden, Ph.D., the second Carl L. Nelson Chair of Orthopaedic Creativity at UAMS. Kristie Hadden, Ph.D. The chair was established and endowed by Nelson, who served as chair of […]

  • We ♥ Plain Language!

    • 02.4.2016
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    To show how much we ♥ plain language… during the month of February Plain Pages is offering 1 FREE page of assessment and editing with the purchase of 3+ pages! ($50 value – limit one offer per customer) PlainPages® addresses the need to provide plain language readability and editing services to health care professionals to […]

  • UAMS Center for Health Literacy Training Opportunity – March 9th

    • 01.25.2016
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    The UAMS Center for Health Literacy would like to invite you to join us for Health Literacy Best Practices Lunch and Learn – Wednesday, March 9th. Register online by March 7th.  Seating is limited. Conference Registration

  • Center for Health Literacy launches new plain language website www.plainpages.org

    • 01.11.2016
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    The Center for Health Literacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is excited to introduce a new plain language website www.plainpages.org . Plainpages.org offers a new tool for bridging the gap between the level of written health information and a patient’s ability to understand and act on it – improving patient-provider experiences, […]

  • Grand Rounds, Thursday, January 7th Presented by Tina Moore, M.Ed, Ed.S, UAMS Center for Health Literacy Director of Training

    • 01.5.2016
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    Health Numeracy: Helping Patients Understand the Numbers in Health Care

  • Health Literacy Training – December 1, 2015 12:00pm CST

    • 11.24.2015
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    Learn more about plain language best practices through this informative one hour course taught by the UAMS Center for Health Literacy Plain Language Coordinator, Tanielle Price, MS, CHES. “Plain Language Best Practices” will be offered December 1, 2015 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm CST at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Shorey Room 5/25 […]

  • #plainpledge® was a success!

    • 11.13.2015
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    The #plainpledge® health literacy awareness social media campaign was a huge success. We had over 200 pledges from 19 states and 11 countries. The most common word people pledged to stop using was hypertension – we need to pledge to just say high blood pressure. The campaign brought awareness to make health information simple by […]

  • Dr. Hadden has joined the faculty for the Division of Medical Humanities

    • 11.6.2015
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    Kristie Hadden, PhD, Director of the Center for Health Literacy, has joined the faculty in the UAMS Division of Medical Humanities in the College of Medicine. In her primary faculty position, Dr. Hadden will conduct health literacy research, continue to oversee the Center for Health Literacy’s programs, and participate in policy initiatives to improve health […]

  • October is Health Literacy Awareness Month-Take the #plainpledge®

    • 09.30.2015
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  • 800 New UAMS Students Exposed To Health Literacy

    • 08.12.2015
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    August 10th – 12th over 800 new UAMS students from all health professions had an introduction to Health Literacy through the Inter Professional Education Exposure Workshop. Kristie Hadden, PhD, Director of the UAMS Center for Health Literacy, presented a TED talk style lecture to students from the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Professions and […]