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Leaders in Health Literacy Recognized by the Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation
Date:5/22/2009

ed that literacy is a major factor contributing to disparities in health status, access to care, and quality of care for many members of our society, and stresses the critical need for public health and medical professionals to respond to this important issue. "She is a true pioneer and leader in the burgeoning field of health literacy," said Ms. Pinakiewicz.

Dr. Rudd's models for assessing the literacy environment of health centers and hospitals are being adopted here in the US and abroad. Her collective body of work is evident of a deep and abiding commitment to providing low literacy populations with the knowledge and skills needed to better navigate the health care system.

"The thought-leadership and research efforts of this year's Health Literacy Award recipients have advanced the field in ways that have significant and meaningful impact," said Pinakiewicz, "and we are honored to recognize their many achievements."

The Pfizer Health Literacy in Advancing Patient Safety Award was conferred to Dr. Wolf and Dr. Rudd at the 2009 NPSF Patient Safety Congress in Washington, DC, and recipients shared a $15,000 one-time grant from Pfizer in recognition of their work.

About The Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation

The Partnership for Clear Health Communication (PCHC) at the National Patient Safety Foundation is a national, non-profit 501(c)(3) coalition that serves as an information source regarding the scope and impact of health literacy in the U.S., as well as what providers and patients can do to improve health communication in every provider-patient interaction.

About the National Patient Safety Foundation

The National Patient Safety Foundation(R) is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been diligently pursuing one mission since its founding in 1997 - to improve the safety of
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