Mr. Michael Villiaire (Left) 

Mr. Stan Hudson Keynote Speaker  (Center)

Ms. Wilma Alvarado-Little Culture Expert via WebEx (Right)

And featuring experts in health literacy research Dr. Daniel Chu and Digital Literacy Dr. Scott Sittig

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                                                   Join us Thursday, March 12, 2020 for the                                                                                                  2020 Health Literacy Interprofessional Conference                                                 

This conference features a keynote speaker Mr Stan Hudson, a nationally recognized health literacy expert. Mr Hudson will present "A Business Case for Health Literacy". Mr Hudson will present his research and the role of literacy and numeracy in patients and the economical burden associated with low health literate populations during  the lunch hour.

Rounding out the day there will be rapid fire presentations that will provide information about health literacy research activities and participants willlearn about the risks and rewards of a high functioning statewide organization focused on improving health literacy. A draft of the agenda is below.


Everyone that is part of the healthcare system or uses the healthcare system -including patients and their families

  • Nurses   
  • Physicians   
  • Dentists
  • Physical / Occupational Therapists   
  • Pharmacists                 
  • Medical Librarians   
  • Front Desk Staff   
  • Patients and Families
  • Consumers of health

Credit Designation StatementsJA - This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 4.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education credits for learning and change.CME - The University of South Alabama College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.ANCC - This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.5 nursing contact hoursSocial Work - USA’s Office of CME is accredited through the ASBSWE. This live activity is approved for 4.5 hours including general CEs.APA - Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

March 12, 2020

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Samford University, Brock School of Business 
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229

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Shaina Berry 
Alabama Health Literacy Initiative and Alabama Health Action Coalition