Monday, March 11, 2019

3rd annual Diversity & Inclusion Symposium, 3/26, CEs available, focus on Health Literacy



The 3rd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Symposium:
Health Literacy: From Patient to Practitioner
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Ad Astra Room, HEB; Zoom Available
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Health Literacy 101
Kristie Hadden, PhD, Executive Director, Principal Investigator, Center for Health Literacy
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

9:00-10:15 a.m.
Perspectives on Health Literacy, Research Panel Discussion
Moderated by Crystal Lumpkins, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Mugur Geana, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Excellence in Health Communication to Underserved Populations
  • Christine Daley, PhD, Director, Center for American Indian Community Health
10:30-11:15 a.m.
Ethics and Health Literacy: A Case Study
Carla Keirns, MD, PhD, MSc
Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine

11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Pharmacological Perspectives on Health Literacy
Zahra Nasrazadani, PharmD, BCPS
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist, Salina Regional Health Center


12:15-1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Cultural and Language Considerations for Health Literacy

  • Emily Vardell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emporia State University
  • Natabhona Mabachi, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Valeria Salinas Guerrero, MD candidate 2020, Intern, JUNTOS Center for Advancing Latino Health
  • Sarah Kessler, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Keynote Address: Health Literacy and Healthcare Innovation: Integrating Health Literacy into Quality, Technology, and Care Delivery Models
Kristie Hadden, PhD


CEs Available.
Pre-Register at https://bit.ly/2Tre3m9
Parking in P5 Parking Garage, validated at check-in.
Day of Registration begins 7:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Lunch provided.


Sponsored by the Programming Sub-Committee of the EVC’s Diversity and Inclusion Cabinet
and Office of International Programs