GAHL HEALTH LITERACY LUNCH & LEARNS REACH 250 HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN GEORGIA

Dr. Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, a nationally known Health Literacy educator from Tufts University School of Medicine, led three workshops on behalf of the Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy during Health Literacy Month.  On October 18, Dr. Kurtz-Rossi presented “Health Literacy Practices to Improve Patients’ Understanding and Engagement” for 100 students, faculty, and administrators at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus.   On October 19, Dr. Kurtz-Rossi presented two sessions at the Athens Regional Medical Center.  The first session, Becoming a Health Literate Organization, focused on leadership for administrators, department managers, practice managers and physicians.  The second session, Health Literacy: It’s the Best Prescription, was geared toward clinical providers and included physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists.  PDFs of Dr. Kurtz-Rossi’s presentations at ARMC can be found Best Practices for Health Practitioners  and Health Literate Organizations.

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Dr. William Craver (Dean of PCOM-GA), Dr. Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi (featured speaker), Dr. Iris Feinberg (GAHL Board Member) and Brandi Hackett (GAHL Board Member) at PCOM-GA Health Literacy Lunch and Learn, Tuesday October 18.

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PCOM-GA Students at the October 18 Health Literacy Lunch and Learn at PCOM-GA

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Dr, Charles Peck (CEO, ARMC), Dr. Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi (featured speaker), Dr. Laurel Murrow (ARMC & GAHL Board Member) and Dr. Don Rubin (GAHL Board President) at ARMC Health Literacy presentations.

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Dr. Kurtz-Rossi presenting at ARMC.