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A Monthly Colloquium Series

Speaker Dr. Michael Mackert

Title: Health Literacy 2.0: Advances and Fragmentation

Date: October 18, 2013

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Location: Nur 4.180 | School of Nursing | 1710 Red River, Austin, Texas

Speaker: Michael Mackert, PhD | The University of Texas at Austin | Department of Advertising

Abstract: Improved understanding of the impact of health literacy on patient outcomes and healthcare system costs has drawn increased research attention from scholars in a variety of fields. The evolution of medical and communication technology presents new opportunities and challenges for those studying health literacy. This presentation will discuss some of those challenges and address areas that merit increased attention in the coming years.

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