4376.0 Health Literacy and Health Education Initiatives (organized by HCWG)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
This session will examine the dual topics of health literacy and health education.
Session Objectives: 1. Explain the role and importance of health literacy and health education in enabling individuals from various populations to make appropriate health decisions.
John Ralls, BS, MPH

Board 4
Health Literacy Needs of Older Chinese Americans
Janice Y. Tsoh, PhD, Tung T. Nguyen, MD, Rena Pasick, DrPH, Ginny Gildengorin, PhD, Gem Le, PhD, Kent Woo, MSW, Lei-Chun Fung, MPH, MSW, Adam Burke, PhD, MPH, LAc, Jun Wang, PhD, Ching Wong, BS, Susan Stewart, PhD and Stephen McPhee, MD
Board 5
Investigation of the residents' health literacy status and its risk factors in Jiangsu Province of China
Liang Wang, MD, DrPH, MPH, Xiangsu Wang, MD, Xiaoning Li, MD, Minghao Huang, MD, Haijian Guo, MD, MS, Xuefeng Liu, PhD, Kesheng Wang, PhD and Arsham Alamian, PhD, MSc
Board 6
Health information channels and health literacy of Asian immigrant women in South Korea
Sook Ja Yang, RN, MPH, PhD, Hye-ryun Kim, PhD Research Fellow, Jisook An, RN, MS, Seung Eun Park, RN, MSN and Sohye Baik, MPH
Board 8
Examining health literacy among a low-income adolescent population in California
Brian Calimlim, MS, Philip M. Massey, MPH, Michael Prelip, MPH, DPA, Abdelmonem Afifi, PhD, Elaine Quiter, MS, Sharon Nessim, Dr PH, Nancy Wongvipat, MPH, Daisy Osuna and Deborah Glik, ScD
Board 10
Telling stories: The differential impact of narrative and non-narrative films in stimulating interpersonal discussion
Lauren B. Frank, PhD, MHS, Sheila Murphy, PhD, Joyee Chatterjee, MA, Thomas W. Valente, PhD and Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion