141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Health Literacy and Innovative Approaches to Improving Health (Organized by HCWG)

Monday, November 4, 2013: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Session Objectives: Explain the role and importance of health literacy in enabling individuals to make appropriate health decisions Discuss a systems based approach for enhancing health literacy

Enhancing health literacy in adults with chronic disease: A systems approach
Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD, Anissa Carbajal-Diaz, MPH, CHES, Kim Linnear, MPA, Marcela Nava, LMSW, Andrea Spencer, MLS and Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MPH
Improving health outcomes through health literacy and integrative health: The canyon ranch institute life enhancement program
Chuck Palm, MPH, Andrew Pleasant, PhD, Jennifer Cabe, MA, Paloma Hernandez, MS MPH, Debbie Lester, LMSW, Samuel DeLeon, MD, Amy Michael, Martha Gragg, RN MSN, Colleen Cross, MA, Nancy Johnson, RN PhD, Julia Strange, Mary Atkinson, RD and Richard Carmona, MD MPH FACS
Strategies for implementing and evaluating SEPA-READS (Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Education Addressing Disconnects in Cardiovascular Communication)
Martha Romney, RN, MS, JD, MPH, Rickie O. Brawer, PhD,MPH, James Plumb, MD, MPH, Robert Simmons, DrPH, MPH, CHES and Lesley Stearns, MBA

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion