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Health Literacy Grantee Meeting: Lessons Learned & to be Learned

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December 15-16, 2008

Sponsor/Co-Sponsor(s)

Child Development and Behavior (CDB) Branch, Center for Research for Mothers and Children (CRMC), NICHD; Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Office of the Director, NIH; and National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH

Location

Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, Maryland

Purpose

At this meeting, grantees funded through solicitation related to health literacy (e.g., Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy or investigator-initiated projects) will have the opportunity to discuss lessons learned and those that need to be learned in the field of health literacy. Topics will include methodology and measurement of health literacy, special populations, the relationship of health literacy to health outcomes, intervention design and delivery, actionable research, and quantitative literacy. This grantee meeting precedes the NIH Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities, December 16-18, 2008, also at the Gaylord National Resort. The NIH Summit will incorporate health literacy sessions on the afternoons of December 16 and 17. [link to this FOA]

Contact

Dr. Lynne Haverkos, CDB Branch, CRMC, NICHD
Tel: (301) 435-6881
Fax: (301) 435-6881
E-mail: LH179R@nih.gov

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