News and Announcements

Please email relevant Health Literacy announcements to healthliteracyconference@bmc.org and we will post your news here.

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Alliance of International Nurses for Improved Health Literacy

The purpose of the Alliance of International Nurses for Improved Health Literacy is to communicate with nurse researchers from around the world, devoted to improving Health Literacy worldwide.

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Institute for Healthcare Advancement

2015 Conference, May 6-8 2015,

Hotel Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, California

Here’s the link to join the Health Literacy Listserv. Be sure to join the discussions with your fellow health literacy community members. Click the link, sign up and you’re in!”

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Emmi Solutions Health Literacy Series

published every day during October (Health Literacy Awareness Month)

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 Job Posting

Professor or Associate Professor of Adult Health Literacy 

As part of Georgia State University’s Second Century Initiative (2CI) (http://secondcentury.gsu.edu), the School of Public Health announces a new faculty opening for scholars with established external funding and research in adult health literacy. The 2CI program focuses on expanding the University’s priority research areas and includes support (start-up funding) and funded doctoral student fellowships. This position will be in the School of Public Health, although new faculty will add depth and breadth to the current federally funded IES Center for the Study of Adult Literacy (http://csal.gsu.edu) and to the newly developing College of Education’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC). Appointments are anticipated to begin Fall 2015.

Faculty members will be hired at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor (possibility of tenure on appointment). Applicants are expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching, and service in the area of adult health literacy. Specific areas of research include development, implementation, and evaluation of practices and interventions to improve health literacy across multiple levels, and dissemination and use of evidence-based health literacy practices and interventions.

A doctorate in health communication, public health, community health, psychology, education, or closely related field is required. Upon hire, faculty members will be expected to conduct a successful, externally-funded research program that includes peer-reviewed publications in the area of adult literacy.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Daphne Greenberg (dgreenberg@gsu.edu). Applicants are asked to send a cover letter discussing interest and qualifications, and a curriculum vita. All materials should be sent to:

Ruth Ebenezer-Cook

Business Manager II

ruthebenezer@gsu.edu

404-413-8042

Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews. Employment will be conditional on background investigation and receipt of an official transcript for the highest degree earned.

Georgia State is an AA/EEO Employer and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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