Title

Creating Materials to Meet Urgent Health Needs

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10 am - Noon EST

Session Information

In this session, you will learn about the process of creating health education materials during a public health crisis that meet the needs of adults with low literacy and limited English proficiency.  Other issues such as cultural competence will also be addressed. Materials for discussion will be shared.  Attendees will learn how to prepare culturally and linguistically appropriate health education materials and will understand the complexities of developing just-in-time health materials. 

Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn how to prepare culturally and linguistically appropriate health education materials. 
  • Attendees will understand the complexities of developing just-in-time health materials. 

Speakers:

Iris Feinberg, PhD
Associate Director of the Adult Literacy Research Center
Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Learning Sciences 
Georgia State University (GSU)

Michelle Hutchinson, DMD, MPH, CPH
Health Literacy Lead / Health Communication Specialist
Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)