Health literacy and child health: What is known and what are needed next steps? (Plenary C)
H. Shonna Yin, MD, MSc, is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine. She is nationally recognized for her research focused on health literacy as a key factor related to adverse child health outcomes and poverty-associated health disparities. Her work in developing health literacy-informed intervention strategies addressing pediatric medication safety, chronic disease management, and obesity prevention, conducted as principal investigator of NIH/NICHD-funded R01s grants, and grants from the CDC and FDA, have been recognized as models for transforming the delivery of care, and have informed national initiatives.
Health Literacy Services
Wisconsin Health Literacy offers training and consulting services customized to meet your organizational needs. Trainings focus on the numerous ways that health literacy impacts care delivery, health outcomes, and public health.
Wisconsin Health Literacy is working with a patient advisory council to design easy-to-read medication labels. Our work has impacted over 4 million prescription labels in Wisconsin.
Health Literacy Summit
The Health Literacy Summit is the largest in the Midwest.
Diverse sessions and networking opportunities provided attendees with the opportunity to learn more about health literacy.
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