One Goal of Civic Literacy: Teaching Media Literacy to Promote Health Equity
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Thu
Janet Ohene-Frempong (o-HEN-ee frem-PONG), is a plain language and cross-cultural communications consultant with over 25 years of experience in patient/provider communications. She has conducted workshops and provided consultation on plain language and cross-cultural communications for a wide range of health information providers, including: health care systems, government agencies, health insurers, pharmaceutical companies, medical publishers, health and human service agencies and schools of medicine, nursing and allied health. She is often an invited speaker at national conferences.
Ms. Ohene-Frempong has served on several national advisory committees and was a founding member of the Clear Language Group, a consortium of nationally recognized health literacy experts. In May of 2012, she was the fourth recipient of the IHA Health Literacy Hero Award, given by the Institute for Healthcare Advancement to recognize efforts in advancing the field of health literacy. She is currently a Strategic Partner with the same Institute for Healthcare Advancement.