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Overcoming Literacy-Related Barriers to Health

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Michael P. Pignone, M.D., M.P.H. (Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine; and Director, UNC Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina) discussed the problems with and persons most at risk for low health information literacy. Dr. Pignone described several ways to address this problem from developing effective patient friendly materials to utilizing generalized literacy training tools and the "teach back" method. Susan J. Erno, M.S. (Adult Education Coordinator, Adult Learning Center, Charlottesville City Schools, Charlottesville, Virginia) described the local Charlottesville demographics and the programs offered at the Adult Learning Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.
DVDOnline
2008
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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The Health of Charlottesville: Diagnosing and Caring for Our Community

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Arthur Garson, Jr., M.D., M.P.H. (Robert C. Taylor Professor of Health Sciences and Public Policy and Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Virginia) gave a general introduction of the presentation topic and speakers. Lilian Peake, M.D., M.P.H. (District Health Director, Thomas Jefferson Health District, Charlottesville, Virginia) described the health status of Charlottesville, Virginia via findings obtained from the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) community assessment tool. Dr. Peake covered health findings, community themes and strengths, areas to improve, goals, and next steps. Dave Norris (Mayor, City of Charlottesville) addressed the concerns of sustaining positive health trends and reversing negative health trends in Charlottesvi [...]
DVDOnline
2008
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)