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Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast

25 EpisodesProduced by Helen OsborneWebsite

Podcast Interviews With Those In-the-Know About Heath Literacy

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Making Materials Relatable and Readable (HLOL #219)

January 1st, 2022


Paula Worby (pictured on the right) and Miriam Lara-Mejia both work at Hesperian Health Guides, a non-profit publisher best known for the book Where …

Patients as partners in medical education, practice, and governance (HLOL #218)

December 1st, 2021


Professor Jason Last, MD, is University Dean of Students at University College Dublin in Ireland. Building on his experience as a practicing …

Publishing and Sharing Health Literacy Research and Experiences (HLOL #217)

November 1st, 2021


Aisha Langford, PhD, MPH is an assistant professor of population health at NYU Langone Health. Her research interests include health communication …

Plain Language Summaries of Research Studies (HLOL #216)

October 1st, 2021


Maureen Maurer brings a strong background in health behavior and health education. Her work focuses on engaging patients, families, and community …

New Clinicians & Health Literacy: Putting Classroom Learning into Everyday Practice (HLOL #215)

September 1st, 2021


Joi R. Canton MSN, RN, NPD-BC is a nurse and Manager of Community Outreach in Boca Raton, Florida. In addition to many years in clinical practice, Canton brings experience as a clinical educator, clinical instructor, …

Biologic Sex, Gender Identity and Expression, and Other Issues to Consider When Communicating About Health (HLOL #214)

August 1st, 2021


Jaime Collins describes herself as a passionately curious woman with a deep love of humanity. Collins says that it was through a life-long journey of …

Uncertainty: What It Is and Ways to Help (HLOL #213)

July 1st, 2021


Paul Han, MD, MA, MPH is Senior Scientist in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences and Adjunct Investigator in the Division of …

Making Health Information Accessible to People with Disabilities (HLOL #212)

June 1st, 2021


Liz Persaud is the Program and Outreach Manager for Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program at the Center for Inclusive Design and …

Tech Update and New Website Design

May 17th, 2021


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Patient Authors of Research Studies (HLOL #211)

May 1st, 2021


Professor Karen L. Woolley BHMS Ed Hons PhD CMPP has conducted and published more than 100 research studies on patient involvement and ethical …

Talking about Patient Education Practice Guidelines for Health Professionals (HLOL #210)

April 1st, 2021


Sarah Christensen

Carolyn Cutilli

Carolyn Cutilli, PhD, RN is past president of the Health Care Education Association (HCEA) and co-chair of HCEA’s

Telemedicine: Communicating About Health by Phone or 2-Way Video (HLOL #209)

March 1st, 2021


Cliff Coleman M.D., M.P.H. is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Coleman practices as a family …

Health Literacy Model with Multiple Variables and Actions (HLOL #208)

February 1st, 2021


Dr. Rima Rudd has been a member of the faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for over 30 years. Her work focuses on community …

Pictograms: Images that Represent Ideas in Simple and Literal Ways (HLOL #207)

January 1st, 2021


Mareika Phillips is an experienced graphic designer. Now at Communicate Health, she leads the team that develops creative design solutions to make …

Designing Online Instructional Programs (HLOL #206)

December 1st, 2020


Mark Hagerty is an instructional designer, learning specialist, and medical editor. He has built online training programs that teach thousands of students. Many of these focus on scientific and medical topics. Hagerty’s …

Online Games and Health Teaching: For People of All Ages, Abilities, and Savvy (HLOL #205)

November 1st, 2020


Nick Bowman Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. He has published over 80 …

Writing Legal Notices to Help Readers Act in Their Best Interest (HLOL #204)

October 15th, 2020


Barbra Kingsley, PhD is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Kingsley-Kleimann Group and Chair of the Center for Plain Language. Barbra Kingsley is an expert in information design and plain language with a deep …

Health Literacy and Health Equity (HLOL #203)

October 1st, 2020


Janet Ohene-Frempong MS, is a plain language and cross-cultural communications consultant with decades of experience in patient/provider …

Communicating Complex Health Messages in a Complex World (HLOL #202)

September 1st, 2020


Glen Nowak Ph.D. is Professor of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication …

Creating Materials to Meet Urgent Health Needs (HLOL #201)

August 1st, 2020


Iris Feinberg, PhD is the Associate Director of the Adult Literacy Research Center at Georgia State University. She is a health literacy researcher …

Health Literacy Out Loud: 200 Episodes of Listening & Learning (HLOL #200)

July 1st, 2020


Adam Weiss brings years of experience in podcasting, online video, and live broadcasting with a specific focus on scientific and medical content. He has hosted, launched, or produced podcasts for clients that …

Integrating Health Literacy into Clinical Research (HLOL #199)

June 1st, 2020


Sylvia Baedorf Kassis MPH, CYT focuses on many aspects of clinical research. Her work includes understanding the experience of research participants and incorporating their insights into study processes. Among her many …

Patient-Oriented Discharge Summaries: Helping Patients Easily Understand Their Transition from Hospital to Home (HLOL #198)

May 1st, 2020

Shoshana Hahn-Goldberg, PhD is a scientist and project lead at the University Health Network’s OpenLab in Canada. She works with a multi-disciplinary …

Promoting Early Childhood Literacy through Local Laundromats (HLOL #197)

April 1st, 2020

Brian Wallace is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Coin Laundry Association and Executive Director of the LaundryCares Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to provide laundry services, books, and literacy …

My Life, My Story: An Initiative to Help Tell Each Patient’s Story (HLOL #196)

March 1st, 2020

Susan Nathan, MD is a Geriatrician and Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician at VA Boston Healthcare System. She is an Instructor in Medicine at …

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