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Our focus is on the creative use of health information technology for people with diverse computer, language and literacy skills.  


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     Our goals

    To improve administration methods for questionnaires and surveys 
    To improve measurement of health literacy
    To improve access to health education information

     Grants Awarded


    Beth Hahn and Elio DeArrudah, Universidad Popular and were recently awarded a research development grant from Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) Seed Grant Program. "Understanding Health Literacy and Self-reported Health Outcomes in a Spanish-speaking Community of Southwest Chicago"




    Beth Hahn

    presented on these topics: 

    Research findings on health literacy and self-reported health outcomes from three studies at the Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, October 21-23, 2018. 

    •  “Unbiased measurement instruments are needed to reliably estimate health literacy in diverse populations” (English- and Spanish-speaking adults with Type 2 diabetes)

    • “Pensando en mi salud (Thinking about my health): Health literacy and patient-reported outcomes in a community-based participatory research project” (Spanish-speaking adult community members)

    • “The Impact of Health Literacy and Social Support on Self-Efficacy for Self-Care in People with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)” (English-speaking adult patients ≥3 months post-LVAD)

     at HealthMeasures Users' Conference September 27-28, 2017

      • Computer-based Administration of Health Literacy and Functional Literacy Measures in Physical Rehabilitation Populations

      • Understanding the Need for Assistance when Completing Measures of Patient Reported Outcomes in Huntington Disease.

    Northwestern University's 8th Annual Clinical Research Symposium June 23, 2017

     "Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measuring What Matters to Diverse Populations"  

    ISOQOL and Boston University October 23, 2015 and October 24, 2015
    Oct. 23, 2015 at  ISOQOL

    1. “Computer-based Measurement of Health Literacy, Functional Literacy, Cognitive Abilities and PROs Among English-speaking Adults with Functional Limitations Due to Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury”

    2. Oct. 24, 2015 at ISOQOL
      “Quality of Life following Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury”
      Symposium 5. 

    Nov.3, 2015 at Boston University Medical-Health Literacy Research Conference
    "Examining potential for increasing the role of health literacy in PCORI funded programs"