Creating Health Forms That People Can Understand: Strategies for Clearly Explaining Legal Requirements and Addressing Organizational Barriers
May 01, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Jann brings over 25 years of experience designing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive social marketing campaigns with health education theory at their core. She brings expertise in writing and designing award winning plain language print and multi-media materials. Her true love is helping large organizations adopt policies to enhance their clear and effective communication and health equity initiatives.
She wrote the AHRQ shared decision-making curriculum with her team. And then lead the national train-the-trainer initiative – which resulted in nearly 800 health professionals becoming certified trainers. She conducts 3-day advanced plain language writing workshops for the Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) and mentors newcomers in the field.
Jann received her Ed.S. in instructional design from Indiana University. She received IU’s Distinguished Alumni Award for making exemplary contributions to her community and the nation through professional service, public service and civic activities. She received Health Literacy Hero Awards from IHA and Maryland’s Horowitz Center for Health Literacy. She is a Strategic Partner with IHA.