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Blog - Plain Language for Health: A Writing and Design Workshop


Blog - APTR Health Literacy Teaching Award 

Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi receives 2015/2016 Health Literacy Teaching Award from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR). This national award recognizes successful practices within health professions education and faculty achievement in teaching evidence-based prevention and population health with a health literacy focus. APTR and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recognize Ms. Kurtz-Rossi as an innovative health professions educator with exemplary, prevention education programs and projects in health literacy. 


Blog - Health Literacy Leadership Institute

Enroll now in the 2015 Health Literacy Leadership Institute June 8-12, 2015. Offered through the Health Communication Program at Tufts University School of Medicine, this one-week Institute is essential for those committed to improving health literacy in the United States and around the globe. 

Those working in health literacy and students interested in pursuing health literacy research and practice are encouraged to enroll. For more information and to register, visit our website

Health Literacy Leadership Institute Fellows 2014


BLOG - Commentary

Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi and Rob Logan co-author IOM Health Literacy Roundtable Discussion Paper on Why We Need a Health Literacy Association. Read it


BLOG - Grand Rounds at Tufts Medical Center

On January 4, 2015, Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi presents Pediatric Grand Rounds at Tufts Medical Center to kick off quality improvement project Harnessing Efforts to Address Health Literacy and Enhance Relationships and Services (HEALERS) targeting the Floating Hospital for Children. The project promotes use of open-ended questions, teach-back, and Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) Cycles for improvement.