Iris Feinberg is the associate director of the Adult Literacy Research Center and a research assistant professor at the College of Education & Human Development. Her primary area of interest in health literacy; current studies include working with health professions students, understanding barriers to care for refugees, decoding scientific literacy that affects health outcomes and helping organizations develop a culture of health literacy.
Feinberg’s interests also include adult literacy in Georgia, in particular as it relates to adults who attend programs to receive basic education instruction and those who attend programs to get their high school equivalency degree. She is the co-principal Investigator on an Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education grant in partnership with the Office of Adult Education at the Technical College System of Georgia.
Feinberg is a founding member of the Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy.