All Posts by Beth Scott

Rita Wiltz

About This Hero: Rita Wiltz is the Executive Director and Founder of Children’s Books On Wheels 501c3 non-profit organization. Services include Health literacy as one of it’s 4 components. Families receive free at no cost access to evidence based self help medical information brochures in several languages. She is out in the community weekly providing […]

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Suzanne Wilson

About This Hero: Suzanne has led on the roll out of health literacy training in her organisation. Working as a library manager in a large mental health trust, Suzanne has built a network of health literacy champions to raise awareness of how low health literacy can impact on service users. Working both within her organisation […]

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Jessica Daly

About This Hero: I believe I am a Health Literacy Hero because giving patients and family caregivers the medical information they need most in their native language as well as a learning style the is conducive to their individual needs is my daily mission. I have worked with healthcare professionals, healthcare system administrators as well […]

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E-DA Global Health Literacy Summit Team

About This Hero: Why E-DA Global Health Literacy Summit Team are health literacy heroes: E-DA Hospital won the organizing rights for the Global Health Literacy Summit that will be held on October 3-5th, 2021. Health literacy is in its early stages in Taiwan. E-DA decided they wanted to take the challenge of learning more on […]

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Bergen’s Promise

About This Hero Bergen’s Promise is a non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the mental health and wellness needs of children with emotional and behavioral challenges, substance use issues, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Bergen’s Promise is committed to using clear communication and addressing the health literacy needs of the families they serve. Bergen’s Promise has […]

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Kimberly King

About This Hero: Kimberly is an author of the most important book for kids, I Said No! A kid to kid guide to keeping private parts private. She is sexual abuse prevention educator and advocate with D2L.org and The Rowan Center. She is a certified sexual assault crisis counselor with the CT Alliance. She was […]

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golads.org

About This Hero GoLads founder by samyak pattnaik is an initiative that is built for providing help to teenagers regarding issues such as, anxiety, stress, cyber bullying,drug abuse problems or even beginning stages of depression which are increasingly common among this generation Via interest based therapy i.e we encourage teens to talk to our volunteers […]

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Nikki (Charisse) Montgomery

About This Hero Charisse Montgomery is the author of the Super Safe Kids book series and curricula. She is a health literacy hero because of her commitment to making safety tools for families. The books and safety tools translate complex health and safety issues to language that is easily understood by children and their families, […]

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Latoya Appleton Kinsey, LDO, MHSc

About This Hero Latoya is the owner of Top Notch Eyewear. While she is an optician, she makes sure that you understand what is going on with your eyes and the best way to solve it. Whether you get the glasses from her or not. She wants to make sure that you see your best […]

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Docola

About This Hero Docola is a social good org that’s created a free health communication platform for patient and healthcare providers to e-prescribe good resources (videos, checklists, pdfs, interactive decision aids, etc) to patients and families. It’s not ad driven or selling patient data. They’re also working with orgs nationally to create a patient education […]

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