5th Annual Health Literacy Research Conference
October 28-29, 2013
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Ave, NW
Thank you for a great conference!
Sabra Wooley Memorial Award for Best Oral Abstract Presentation:
Radhika Devraj, PhD, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Relationship between health literacy, knowledge of self-management behaviors, disease awareness, and kidney function in patients with chronic kidney disease
Best Poster Award:
Melissa Stewart, DNP, Our Lady of the Lake College
The UPP Tool® used to Address Health Literacy in Care Transitions, CMS 9th Scope of Work
The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference is an interdisciplinary meeting for investigators dedicated to health literacy research. It is an opportunity to advance the field of health literacy, a method to raise the quality of our research, and a venue for professional development.
Our aim is to attract a full range of investigators engaged in health literacy research including those involved in a broad array of public health, health services, epidemiology, translational, and interventional research activities.
Call for abstracts opens: May 23, 2013
Registration opens: June 13, 2013
Abstract submission deadline: July 13, 2013, 5:00pm EST
Abstract acceptance notifications go out: August 16, 2013
Early registration fee ends: September 6, 2013, 11:59pm EST
Hotel deadline for conference rate: September 27, 2013
Conference dates: October 28-29, 2013
The meeting is co-sponsored by the Institute of Medicine.
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 2R13MD003392-05 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and by 1R13HS022529-01 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
This meeting is supported in part by OPTUM.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly. For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com