All Posts by Beth Scott

Leigh Curtin-Wilding, Steve Quigley, Domenic Screnci

About This Hero Leight Curtin-Wilding, Stephen Quigley and Domenic Screnci worked with Metropolitan College (MET) and College of Communication (COM) to create and offer cutting-edge graduate programs in health communication. From social media campaigns to strategic communication efforts, the multidisciplinary Health Communication program at Boston University immerses its students in topics related to health care, […]

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Brittany Ferri

About This Hero Brittany is an occupational therapist who provides wellness education to a variety of populations within the community. She is also a health writer who provides educational content for multiple consumer-facing publications on health conditions, treatments, and disease prevention. Additionally, her passion for writing and educating others has led Brittany to publish two […]

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Crystal Lemus

About This Hero Crystal Lemus is very passionate about health literacy and makes it obvious through her work. At the young age of 22, Crystal has published two children’s health books in both English and Spanish that allow children of all ages to become more aware of public health issues while further developing literacy skills. […]

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Cheryl Sunderland- PE & Health Teacher

About This Hero Cheryl Sunderland is a health literacy hero. She is the PE & Health Department Head Instructor at Jamestown High School, Jamestown, ND. She leads CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) in the spring coordinating with police, fire, and ambulance services as she teaches our students how to prepare and act during emergency situations […]

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Tiffany Jordan, Acclinate Genetics

About This Hero Acclinate Genetics is working to ensure genomic research and clinical trials are truly as diverse as the world we live in.Tiffany Jordan, upon joining the Acclinate Genetics team, exercises her passion through creating and pushing messages that are digestible across minority communities as they were once neglected by clinical trials, and therefore […]

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Sally Sampson

About This Hero Sally has done a masterful job for nearly 10 years issuing brilliant periodical content for Children/families (ChopChop), low income/WIC families (Sprout) and Older Adults (Seasoned). All of her content is skills-based (STEM for kids) and focuses on how to prepare and cook real food for healthful habits throughout our lifetimes. Hero’s Affiliation […]

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PatientOne

About This Hero PatientOne is a Health Literacy Hero because the team is dedicated to delivering understandable health information to patients from clinical staff through secure mobile communication and remote patient monitoring. Hero’s Affiliation www.patientone.health Contact Name Brenna Davis Contact Email brennamaedavis@gmail.com

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Chika Nya-Etok

About This Hero I am a Health Literacy hero because I have been a lone voice championing the cause of Health Literacy in Nigeria since I attended the Health Literacy Leadership Institute at Tufts University School of Medicine in 2015 through social media campaigns #HealthLiteracyNaija and #PlainLanguageTuesday in addition to delivering talks to healthcare service […]

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ENSP-NOVA Health Literacy Group

About This Hero Multidisciplinary Team – Health Promotion, Epidemiology and Statistics, Environmental and Occupational Health, Health Policy and Administration, Health Services Management, Health Economics, Health Sociology, Health Law – from ENSP-NOVA that works every day to empower communities, teach and train healthcare professionals, and produce recognized research in the field of health literacy and public […]

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Urology of Central Pennsylvania

About This Hero Urology of Central Pennsylvania (UCPA) is Health Literacy Hero because their practice actively communicates and encourages patients and the community to learn more about their health. UCPA hosts seminars and support groups about health concerns where health providers and health literature are provided. UCPA’s staff also regularly write and share blogs and […]

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