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Linda Neuhauser Health Literacy News

As Pfizer Visiting Professor in Health Literacy, Linda Neuhauser will consult with an innovative coalition of Missouri organizations and universities. Dr. Neuhauser, a specialist in health communication and health literacy, will help members of the Missouri coalition develop system-wide improvements in patient communications. The coalition nominated Neuhauser through Pfizer's Medical and Academic Partnership program, which supports in-depth, clinically focused exchanges between host organizations and outside scholar-scientists.

Tue, 02/09/2010

International Healthy Aging Symposium

Sweden, the United States, and Japan were the focus of an International Symposium on Healthy Aging at UC Berkeley on September 13, 2010. Cosponsors include UC Berkeley's School of Public Health, School of Social Welfare (Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services), and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Berkeley.

Mon, 09/13/2010

HRA and OPA Win 2010 Platinum Hermes Creative Award for New Senior HMO Guide

California's HMO Guide for Seniors: Getting the Most from Your Medicare HMO is the latest collaborative effort between Health Research for Action and the California Office of the Patient Advocate, and the second to win a Platinum Award from Hermes Creative Awards. HRA and OPA have worked together to develop many easy-to-use educational materials for California's diverse population.

Wed, 03/03/2010

Perspectives Periodical Released

The release of Preventing Toxic Exposures: Workplace Lessons in Safer Alternatives was followed by an Op Ed post in the California Progress Report, by HRA Policy Director Holly Brown-Williams.

Tue, 08/17/2010

HRA Receives National Health Information Gold Award

In August, HRA won a National Health Information Gold Award for Healthy Steps In Silicon Valley, prepared with and for The Health Trust in Santa Clara County, California. Healthy Steps is a guide to staying active for adults 50 years and older, and was produced in English and Spanish.

Wed, 03/03/2010

Translating Research into Action to Improve Health

How did the development of a vaccination program in the Sahara desert inspire UCB Clinical Professor Linda Neuhauser's pioneering career in translational and participatory research?

Mon, 03/02/2009

Platinum Hermes Creative Award for Health Plan Guide

April 30, 2009 - Health Research for Action (HRA) and the California Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA) won a Platinum Award for excellence, quality, and creativity in the 2009 international Hermes Creative Award competition for their latest California health plan guide. HRA is a health communication, research, and policy center at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. OPA is the first state government program in the United States created to help health plan members get the care they deserve.

Fri, 04/30/2010

Healthy Aging Research Network Meeting at CDC

Health Research for Action Director of Research, Susan Ivey, and Professor Bill Satariano of the School of Public Health, attended a 2-day conference on the CDC campus on Healthy Aging research in early October, 2010. The Healthy Aging Research Network features people from nine university campuses across the US and other key CDC public health researchers and intervention experts. The conference was held at CDC's Global Communications Center.

Fri, 03/18/2011

Emergency Preparedness Communication for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Communities

UC Berkeley hosted Organizations and agencies that serve Deaf and hard-of-hearing people in May of 2010 to discuss the creation of an all-hazards emergency communication infrastructure that will improve preparedness communication.

Tue, 03/09/2010


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