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Nationally acclaimed speakers highlight health literacy conference

January 2014

Speakers from across the U.S. are highlighting Legacy’s third Oregon and SW Washington Health Literacy Conference on Friday, March 7, 2014.  Register here. The conference and Legacy have earned national recognition for attendance and the caliber of speakers at the past two conferences.

Plenary national speakers include:

Cynthia Baur, Ph.D., senior advisor health literacy, Office of the Associate Director for Communication, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Terry Davis, Ph.D., professor of medicine and pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center–Shreveport

Rima Rudd, Sc.D., senior lecturer on health literacy, education and policy, Harvard School of Public Health

Breakout speakers include:

Alison Arévalo-Amador, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Jennifer Barton, M.D., University of California San Francisco

Kevin Breger, M.D., Ph.D., Legacy Health

Lisa Cline, The Wallace Medical Concern

Carol French, M.A., Figure 8 Consulting LLC

Anna Jimenez, M.D., The Wallace Medical Concern

April Lewis, M.S., Figure 8 Consulting LLC

Andrea Henry Sims, CMI, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Ryan Miller, Center for Health Literacy

Maria Perez, The Wallace Medical Concern

Dana Sturtevant, M.S., R.D., Be Nourished

Joan Winchester, M.Ed., Center for Health Literacy

Physicians will receive 6.75 hours of continuing medical education for the conference. For more information, including a conference brochure, costs and registration links, go to the conference web page. Register here.

See a complete list of speakers and conference brochure

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