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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on the Science of Health Care Quality Improvement and Implementation; Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Health Disparities; Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Health Literacy. Toward Health Equity and Patient-Centeredness: Integrating Health Literacy, Disparities Reduction, and Quality Improvement: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.

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Toward Health Equity and Patient-Centeredness: Integrating Health Literacy, Disparities Reduction, and Quality Improvement: Workshop Summary.

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Roundtable on Health Literacy1

GEORGE ISHAM (Chair), Medical Director and Chief Health Officer, HealthPartners, Inc., Bloomington, MN

SHARON BARRETT, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU), Tysons Corner, VA

CAROLYN COCOTAS, Director, Affinity Health Plan, Bronx, NY

MICHAEL L. DAVIS, Vice President, Human Resources, U.S. Retail and Corporate, General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

BARBARA A. DEBUONO, Senior Medical Advisor, Pfizer Public Health and Policy Group, Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY

DEBBIE FRITZ, Director for Policy and Standards, Health Management Innovations Division, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC

BETSY L. HUMPHREYS, Deputy Director, U.S. National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

JEAN KRAUSE, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American College of Physicians Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

LINDA JOHNSTON LLYOD, Senior Advisor, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD

DENNIS MILNE, Vice President, Patient Education and the American Stroke Association, American Heart Association, Dallas, TX

RUTH PARKER, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

YOLANDA PARTIDA, National Program Director, Hablamos Juntos, Fresno, CA

KYU RHEE, Director, Office of Innovation and Program Coordination, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

WILLIAM A. SMITH, Senior Fellow, Innovations Management, Academy of Educational Development, Washington, DC

CAROL TEUTSCH, Director, Medical Services, Merck & Co., North Wales, PA

WINSTON F. WONG, Medical Director, Community Benefit, and Director, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente Federation, Oakland, CA

SABRA WOOLLEY, Program Director, Health Communication and Informatics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

ANTRONETTE YANCEY, Professor, Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health

Roundtable Staff

LYLA M. HERNANDEZ, Roundtable Director

ROSE MARIE MARTINEZ, Director, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

HOPE R. HARE, Administrative Assistant

TIA CARTER, Senior Program Assistant



IOM forums and roundtables do not issue, review, or approve individual documents. The responsibility for the published workshop summary rests with the workshop rapporteurs and the institution.

Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK37537


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