Caitlyn Mowatt joins Wisconsin Health Literacy as the Health Communications Specialist. Her background is working in a healthcare setting where she was an advocate for health literacy in her community and leading health literacy efforts at an organizational level. She appreciates the work nonprofit organizations contribute to communities and is excited to commit her focus to the health literacy profession. Caitlyn holds a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Her skills in health communications will assist in WHL's projects, collaborating with communities throughout Wisconsin and implementing health literacy interventions that aid in improved health outcomes.
Health Literacy Summit
Over 350 people attended the 2017 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, which focused on how improved health literacy can help individuals become more engaged with their health and healthcare.
An additional 80 individuals attended the Medication Label Summit centering on how improving prescription drug labels can help patient understanding. Visit our Summit page for more information.
Wisconsin Health Literacy is working with a patient advisory council to design easy-to-read medication labels. Our work has impacted about 3 million prescription labels in Wisconsin. Read more about this project.