Meeting 1: Roundtable on Health Literacy

When: January 25, 2006 (10:11 AM Eastern)

Topics Public Health, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Roundtable on Health Literacy
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice


Roundtable on Health Literacy
Keck Center of the National Academies
Room 100
500 5th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001

9:30 - 9:45 am     Opening Remarks, Introduction, and General Comments
                           Dr. George Isham, Roundtable Chair, HealthPartners

9:45 - 10:15         Health Literacy for Informed and Activated Patients
                           Dr. Ruth Parker, Emory University

10:15 - 10:30       Discussion

10:30 - 10:45       The Role of Health Literacy in Tranforming Health Care Quality
                            Dr. George Isham

10:45 - 11:00       Discussion

11:00 - 11:30     The Role of Health Literacy and Patient Activation in Older Adults'
                         ability to Manage their Health
                         Dr. Judith Hibbard, University of Oregon

11:30-12:00        Health Literacy and Shared Clinical Decision Making
                         Dr. Joshua Seidman, President, Center for Information Therapy

12:00-1:00pm     LUNCH

1:00-2:00           Ensuring Positive Health Outcomes in Head Start Children and 
                         Families through Health Literacy (Presentation not yet available)
Dr. Ariella Herman, UCLA Anderson School of Management

2:00-2:45          HIV Interventions Along the US-Mexico Border-San Ysidro, CA
                        Ms. Rosana Scolari, Director HIV Services

2:45-3:00           BREAK

3:00-4:00           Lessons Learned from a Hospital–based Health Literacy
                        Dr. Linda Shohet, The Centre for Literacy of Quebec

4:00-5:00           America Diabetes Association, Diabetes PHD (Personal Health
                        Mr. Matt Petersen, Director, Information Resources, American Diabetes

5:00-5:30           General Discussion of the Day

5:30                  ADJOURN 

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