Health Literacy: Unravelling Health Information for the Public
Dr. Lindsay E. Rosenfeld is an epidemiologist who specializes in research, practice, and policy interests at the intersection of youth equity and the social determinants of health. Join us to learn more about health literacy and the the principles of designing effective materials to communicate health information with the public.
Mavis Nimoh is the Executive Director of the Miriam Center for Health + Justice Transformation. Previously, Mavis worked in the public sector for over seven years, managing a treatment, prevention and intervention delivery system for uninsured and underinsured populations. A portion of this work included implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV Early Intervention services which included testing and counseling as well as prevention services with a specific focus on women, MSM, and minority populations. Furthermore, she helped to develop primary prevention strategies in the areas of information dissemination and education. She works directly with a plethora of community and state-based agencies including the Rhode Island Departments of Corrections and Health, AG, PD and Governor's Office. Additionally, through her work with the Center, she has developed relationships with community-based providers in behavioral health and services targeted to justice involved populations.