Dr. Terry Davis will speak on Health Literacy at our upcoming conference, Achieving Health Equity through Growth, Innovation, and Reflection. This virtual nursing event will take place on October 22, 2021. Her presentation will be titled "Health Literacy: Path to Improve Health Communication and Health Equity".
Dr. Davis, a pioneer in the field of Health Literacy, is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport ( LSUHSC-S). For the past 25 years, she has led an interdisciplinary team investigating the impact of patient literacy on health and healthcare. Seminal achievements include the development of the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM) and creation of user-friendly patient education and provider training materials that are being used nationally.
She has served on Health Literacy Advisory Boards for both the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians Foundation (ACP-F). Dr. Davis was an independent agent on the IOM Committee on Health Literacy and a developer of the AMA’s Train-the-Trainer Health Literacy Curriculum. Currently, she is a member of the Healthy People 2020 Health Literacy/Health Communication Section and serves as a health literacy advisor to the FDA. Dr. Davis is a Board Member of the National Institute of Nursing Research.
Register today for Achieving Health Equity through Growth, Innovation, and Reflection to attend this presentation.