2016 Conference Agenda

Institute for Healthcare Advancement’s 15th Annual Health Literacy Conference

“Creating a Vision for Health Literacy’s Future”

2016 Conference Schedule

Master Class

Monday – Wednesday, May 2-4

Preconference Workshop:

8 am – 5 pm

*Advanced Health Communication:
A 3-Day In-Depth Class for Creating Effective Materials

Jann Keenan, EdS
Janet Ohene-Frempong, MS
J.O. Frempong & Associates, Inc. / IHA Strategic Partner-Health Literacy

* Additional fee required

PreConference

Wednesday, May 4

7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Registration

8:00 am – 12 pm

* Implementing the “Always Use Teach-Back” Training Program

Mary Ann Abrams, M.D., MPH
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

* Additional fee required

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

* Creating Health Literate and Inclusive Healthcare Environments

Stan Hudson, MA
University of Missouri

* Additional fee required

1 pm – 3 pm

Creating Your Own Health Literacy Program: Tips and Tools from the What To Do For Health Book Series

Diana Gonzalez, MPH, CHES
Institute for Healthcare Advancement

3:30 pm – 5 pm

How to Explain Health Insurance to the Newly Insured

Amy DeMarco, MPA
Institute for Healthcare Advancement

6 pm – 7 pm

Health Literacy 101: An Introduction to the Field

Michael Villaire, MSLM
Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Conference

Thursday, May 5

6 am – 5 pm

Registration

7 am – 8 am

Continental Breakfast

8 am – 8:30 am

Welcome / Conference Overview
Creating a Vision for Health Literacy’s Future: A Stake in the Ground for 2026

Michael Villaire, MSLM
Institute for Healthcare Advancement

8:30 am – 9:55 am

Opening Keynote
Panel: Deeper Dive: Signposts on the Road to Health Literacy’s Future

Moderator: Michael Villaire, MSLM
Panelists: 
Susan Reid, MA
Health Literacy New Zealand
Rima Rudd, Sc.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Clifford Coleman, MD MPH
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine
Marin P. Allen, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

9:55 am – 10:15 am

Networking Refreshment Break

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Breakout Sessions

SESSION A
Co-Creating a Shared Vision to Improve Health Literacy

Ayelet Baron
Sheila Repeta
FutureSense

SESSION B
Health Literacy Online: How to Simplify the User Experience

Stacy Robison, MHed, MCHES
Xanthi Scrimgeour, MHed, MCHES
CommunicateHealth, Inc.

SESSION C
Effectively Communicating Risk

Christopher R. Trudeau, J.D.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School

SESSION D
Solving the Mystery of Program Evaluation: Start with the End in Mind

Georgianna Sergakis, Ph.D, RRT, TTS, FAARC
Jill Clutter, Ph.D, CHES
The Ohio State University

11:45 am – 1:20 pm

IHA Health Literacy Awards / Networking Luncheon

Plenary

1:20 pm – 2:15 pm

10 Attributes of an Organization that Supports Health Literacy and Health Equity: Broadening the Model to Communities

Janet Ohene-Frempong, MA
J.O. Frempong & Associates, Inc. / IHA Strategic Partner-Health Literacy

Plenary

2:15 pm – 3:10 pm

Health Literacy Insights for Public Health Practice: 3 Case Studies in Disaster Management & Relief Efforts

Rima Rudd, Sc.D.
Harvard School of Public Health

3:10 pm – 3:30 pm

Refreshment Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Breakout Sessions (morning sessions repeat in the same rooms)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free Time / Poster Presenters’ Set Up

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Opening Night Reception / Poster Session / Exhibits

Conference

Friday, May 6

7 am – 4 pm

Registration

7 am – 8 am

Continental Breakfast

8 am – 9 am

PANEL
Integrating Health Literacy into Your Organization: Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and New Directions

Moderator: Mary Ann Abrams, M.D. 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Panelists: 
Cynthia Hall
Carolinas Healthcare System
Shelby Chapman
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Susan Cosgrove
Health Care Improvement Foundation

9 am – 10:30 am

Breakout Sessions

SESSION K
Standards for Equity in Healthcare: An Organizational Self-Assessment Tool

Elizabeth Abraham
Critical Link International

SESSION L
Building Health Literate Organizations: A Guidebook to Achieving Organizational Change

Mary Ann Abrams, M.D., MPH
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

SESSION M
Transforming Mental Health Care Systems Through Health Literacy

Catina O’Leary, PhD, LMSW
Michelle Roberts, Med, MSJ
Health Literacy Missouri

SESSION N
Using Formative Research to Successfully Tailor a Complex Health Literacy Program

Andrew Pleasant, PhD
Ana Lucero-Liu, PhD
Jennifer Cabe
Canyon Ranch Institute

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Networking Refreshment Break

Plenary

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Results of Future Visioning Exercises: Group Reaction

Ayelet Baron
Sheila Repeta
FutureSense

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon—Organized by Interest Groups

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Breakout Sessions (morning sessions repeat in same rooms)

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Closing Keynote

Michael Villaire
Institute for Healthcare Advancement
Rima Rudd, Sc.D.
Harvard School of Public Health

3:30 pm

Adjournment / Evaluations