Listen to Dr. Rima Rudd, health literacy expert


Special presentation from Dr. Rima Rudd, Internationally-Known Health Literacy Expert!

 Visit CDC’s Health Literacy site to listen to Dr. Rima Rudd, one of the founders of health literacy scholarship and practice in the U.S., speak on the past and current state of health literacy and how to increase organizational capacity for shaping health messages. In this presentation, Dr. Rudd expresses the need to define and develop health literacy environments that support scientific principles, integrate health literacy findings and are conducive to efficacious action!

 Dr. Rima Rudd is a health literacy expert who works domestically and internationally. She has been a member of the faculty at Harvard’s School of Public Health in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, for over 25 years. She currently serves on the Health Literacy Roundtable at the National Academy for Medicine [formerly the IOM] and is engaged in research and policy projects in Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, and the U.K. Dr. Rudd is a founder of and leader in health literacy studies and has won multiple awards for her contributions.