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Select Podium Presentations and Trainings

AmeriHealth Caritas, Integrating Organizational Strategies to Improve Health Literacy Webinar; Philadelphia, PA, 2017

NYS DSRIP Performing Provider Systems; CCHL strategic planning, training strategies, presentations, train-the-trainer sessions and branded e-learning development; Across New York State, 2015-1017

18th Annual HIV and Hepatitis C Clinical Care Symposium, Health Literacy: It’s Not Just About Reading Levels; Troy, New York, 2017

Staten Island PPS Health Literacy Learning Symposium, Keynote: Health Literacy: An Essential Component for Achieving Health Equity; Staten Island, New York, 2016

University of Scranton School of Nursing, Health Literacy and Effective Communication for Health Professionals; Scranton, Pennsylvania, 2016

University of Scranton, Health Literacy: An Essential Component for Achieving Health Equity; Scranton, Pennsylvania, 2016

TVR Communications,  Webinar Presenter: Technology, Health Literacy and the Patient Experience; Lake Success, New York, 2016

Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health, Health Literacy, Culture and Language; Garden City, New York, 2016

Hudson Valley Asthma Coalition, Written Materials Training Workshop; Valhalla, New York, 2016

Annual Dialysis Conference presented by the University of Missouri Division of Nephrology, Utilizing Your Patient Education Committee to Address & Sustain Health Literacy Across Your Organization, Seattle, Washington, 2016

Annual Dialysis Conference presented by the University of Missouri Division of Nephrology, Health Literacy: An Essential Component to Providing Person-Centered Care, Seattle, Washington, 2016

The Rogosin Institute Dialysis Centers, Health Literacy Training Workshop; New York, New York, 2016

Maimonides Medical Center’s Third Annual Nursing Research Conference: The Art of Nursing: Creating a Culture of Health, Improving Health by Promoting Health LiteracyBrooklyn Museum, New York, 2015 

Hudson Valley Asthma Coalition, American Lung Association of the Northeast, Health Literacy, Language and Culture: Strategies to Prepare Your Healthcare Workforce; Newburgh, New York, 2015

WMCHealth PPS DSRIP Summit, Building a Culturally Competent and Health Literate Healthcare Workforce; Tarrytown, New York, 2015

Health Care Education Association Conference: “Health Education on the Fast Track: Transforming the Patient Experience”; Integrating Health Literacy Strategies to Transform Organizational Culture and the Patient Experience; Carmel, Indiana, 2015

Lilly USA, LLC, Health Literacy in Nursing; Indianapolis, Indiana, 2015

Lilly USA, LLC, Health Literacy: An Integrated Health System Perspective; Indianapolis, Indiana, 2015

Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Health Literacy Symposium: Health Literacy, Language & Culture: Enhancing Person-Centered Care; New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2015

Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health Annual Leadership Conference: “Building Alliances:Cultivating Leadership”; Connecting the Dots: Opportunities to Enhance Health Literacy; Garden City, NY, 2015

Nurse.com Career Fair, Health Literacy for Nurses and Patients; Uniondale, New York, 2015

Ochsner Health Literacy Summit, Empowering Patients through Education, Health Literacy: An Essential Component to Providing Person-Centered Care; New Orleans, Louisiana, 2014

Farmingdale State College, Nursing Education Conference, Health Literacy, Language and Culture: What’s the Connection?, Farmingdale, NY, 2014

American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Collaborative, Health Literacy-Enhancing Heart Failure Patient Management; NYC, NY, 2014

Maine Medical Center, Medicine Grand Rounds, Health Literacy: An Essential Component to Providing Person-Centered Care; Portland, Maine,  2014     

The Institute for Healthcare Advancement’s (IHA) Twelfth Annual Health Literacy Conference, Enhancing Health Literacy Across a Health System; Irvine, California, 2013

Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy, Enhancing Health Literacy throughout a Health System; Washington, D.C., 2013

Institute for Healthcare Improvement 14th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community, Health Literacy:  Partnering for Patient-Centered Care; Scottsdale, Arizona, 2013

Stony Brook University Medical Center, Nursing Grand Rounds, Health Literacy, Language and Culture: What’s the Connection?; Stony Brook, NY, 2013

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), Long Island Chapter, Can We Talk? Health Literacy and Clear Communication; Manhasset, NY, 2013

Association for Death Education and Counseling – 34th Annual Conference, Health Literacy: Is it the Missing Link in End-of-Life-Care?; Atlanta, Georgia, 2012

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork,  Health Literacy Knowledge & Experiences of Senior Year Nursing Students;  Cork, Ireland2012

Select Poster Abstract Presentations

Using the National Prevention Guidelines as a Foundation to Operationalize the Transformation of the Health of Populations: A Focus on Diversity, Inclusion And Health Literacy, American Hospital Association Health Forum Leadership Summit; San Diego, California, 2013

Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy: Transforming the Health of Populations, The International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare; London, England, 2013

Health Literacy and Pediatric Family-Centered Care: Improving the Safety and Efficiency of the Pre-Surgical Experience, Institute for Healthcare Improvement 24th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care; Orlando, Florida, 2012

Innovations in Teaching Methodology:  Partnering to Promote Patient-Centered Care, Nursing Education and Patient Centered Care; Roslyn, New York, 2012

The Importance of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy in the Transformation of Patient and Family-Centered Care; Annual Health Forum and the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit; San Francisco, California, 2012

Patient Safety Rounds Make a Measureable Difference; 27th International, Conference of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare, Quality Outcomes: Achieving Patient Improvement; Paris, France, 2010