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01-396DL ACA Stories from the Field

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Length: 1 hour

This webinar offers a brief overview of health education specialists utilizing health literacy skills and health education resources to implement programs in a variety of health settings that can help healthcare professionals and patients to optimize prevention efforts.

Speakers:

Kathryn Berlin, PhD, CHES, CSCS is an Assistant Professor at Indiana State University. She has a dual title PhD in health promotion/disease prevention and gerontology from Purdue University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Texas Woman’s University and her master’s from Indiana University in physical education/exercise science. Dr. Berlin has 20 years’ experience in the health arena including teaching physical education and founding her own strength and conditioning facility. Her research interests focus on curriculum reform in medical school to include health behavior, utilizing health education specialists in physician practices, and the use of health risk appraisals in the workforce.

 

Diane Webb, MPH, CHES provides health insurance literacy support for the Cover Missouri Coalition, including the development of resources and tools tailored to consumers and enrollment assisters and health care professionals and provision of training and technical assistance. Dr. Berlin has 20 years’ experience in the health arena including teaching physical education and founding her own strength and conditioning facility. Her research interests focus on curriculum reform in medical school to include health behavior, utilizing health education specialists in physician practices, and the use of health risk appraisals in the workforce.


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