Presentations

Center staff share their research findings in presentations in many different venues. Presentations are listed by staff name and chronologically.


Former Center Staff 

 

Dr. Linda Aldoory

Prado, T., Doxzen, E., Yaros, R., Aldoory, L., & Maring, Lis. (Accepted, April 2014). ”Messages from a Mom Like You”: Ms. Peg and Text Messages to Improve Health Among Rural, Low-Income Mothers. Presented at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, KY.

Aldoory, L., Doxzen, E., Assini, L. C., & Bushar, J. (March 21, 2014). Exploring the impact of the national text4baby text messaging program on problem recognition, personal involvement, and perceived constraints. Presented to the Society for Public Health Education, Baltimore, MD. 

 Aldoory, L., Doxzen, E., Assini, L. C., & Bushar, J. (March 21, 2014). Exploring the use of health behavior theory in a mobile-health intervention: the production and content of the text4baby program. Presented to the Society for Public Health Education, Baltimore, MD. 

Aldoory, L., Doxzen, E., Bushar, J., & Assini, L. (Accepted, March 2014). Exploring the Use of Health Behavior Theory in a Mobile-Health Intervention: The Production and Content of the Text4baby Program. Presented at the Society for Public Health Education’s Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Aldoory, L., Doxzen, E., Bushar, J., Assini, L. (Accepted, March 2014). Exploring the Impact of the National Text4baby Text Messaging Program on Problem Recognition, Personal Involvement, and Perceived Constraints. Presented at the Society for Public Health Education’s Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Preview of “braun-health-literacy-aca.pptx”

Aldoory, L. (October 10, 2012). “Health Communication and its impact on Health Disparities,” Collegium of Scholars, hosted by Center for Health Equity.

Maring, E., Braun, B., Aldoory, L., Paleg, B., McCoy, T., Terhune, C., Sana, H., & Duggal, M. (2012, April). Extension and Public Health: Partnering to Co-create Health Messages. Presented to the Priester Conference, Washington, DC.

National Children’s Medical Center, Children’s Advocacy Day Ground Rounds: “Advocacy and Innovation: Experiences from the University of Maryland School of Public Health.” Panel with Linda Aldoory, Stephen Thomas, Brad Boekeloo, Dushanka Kleinman. April, 2012

Dugall, M., Braun, B., & Maring, E.F. (2012, February). Core health messages: Strategy to improve the health outcomes of rural low-income mothers & children. Presented to Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, Washington, DC.

Aldoory, L. (November, 2011). “Examining the Role of Health Literacy in Prevention Research,” presented to the NIH Prevention Research Coordinating Committee.

Aldoory, L. (November, 2011). “Advancing Health Literacy Research: Considering the Health Communication Eco-System.” Health Literacy Research Conference, Chicago, IL

Aldoory, L. (November 2011). “The Future of Health Communication, Health Information and Technology” Presented during University of Maryland’s launch of The Future of Information Initiative.

Dr. Bonnie Braun 

Braun, B. (April 2013). Health Literacy and the Affordable Care Act. Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, Madison, WI. PowerPoint slides available here.

Braun, B, Carter-Pokras, O., Coleman, C., Nathan Pulliam, S. (November 2012). Cultural Competency and Health Literacy: Informing the Policy Cycle. National Harbor, MD

Braun, B., Maring, E. F., Aldoory, L., Duggal, M. (November, 2012). Creating Effective Health Education Messages. National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Braun, N. B., Maring, E. F., Aldoory, L. & Duggal, M. (June, 2012). Core health messages: A user-focused health literacy initiative. Presented to the USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium, College Park, MD.

AAFA-MD Conference Presentation

Braun, B., (June, 2012) Core Health Messages. United States Public Health Services  Symposium, and Economic Development Team. College Park, MD.

Braun, B (2012, May). Health and financial literacy: Health insurance literacy matters. National Personal Finance Conference. Annapolis, MD.

Braun, B. (2012, May). Health literacy, education and policy. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women’s Health. Invited webinar.

Braun, B., (March 2012). Health reform: Provisions for family & community decisions. Qualey-Skjervold Professional Development Conference for Family Development. Chaska, MN.

Braun, B.  (March, 2012). Health reform:  Provisions for Family & Community Decisions. Qualey-Skjervold Professional Development Conference for Family Development Chaska, MN.​

Braun, B. & Paleg, B. (2012). The health of Seat Pleasant:  As individuals and science sees it.  University of Maryland School of Public Health and University of Maryland Extension.  College Park, MD.

Braun, B. & Quincy, L. (December, 2011).  Health and Financial Literacy:  Gearing Up for The New Health Insurance Law.  American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Web-based national presentation.

Braun, B. (2011, June). Health literacy: How it affects disparities. Presented at the Clearing the Air: Addressing Asthma Disparities conference, Linthicum, MD. Four-part video available here.

AAFA-MD Marketing Health Messages Presentation

Lewis-Land, C., O’Keefe, A. M., & Braun, B. (2011, June). Marketing health messages to diverse populations. Presented at the Clearing the Air: Addressing Asthma Disparities conference, Linthicum, MD. Video of Dr. Braun’s panel discussion available here.

Braun, B., (June, 2011).  Marketing health messages to diverse populations.  Clearing the Air: Addressing Asthma Disparities in Maryland. Baltimore, MD (Invited).

Braun, B., (May, 2011). Health Literacy: The Stage for Improvement Is Set.  NIH-National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Team.Baltimore, MD. (Invited).

Braun, B. (April, 2011).  Health Care Reform:  An Overview. Second Annual Worcester CountyPublic Health Conference.  Ocean City, MD. (Invited).

Braun, B. (January, 2011).  Health Literacy. DC Metro Area Dietetic Interns.  National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD (Invited).

Braun, B. & McCoy, T. Health Literacy Maryland:  Strategic Thinking for Strategic Action. (2011).  Herschel S. Horowitz Center For Health Literacy,  College Park, MD:  University of Maryland.

Braun, B., Horowitz, A., Finkbeiner, N., Rose, P. & Child, W. (May,2010)Improving medical assistance outreach to eligible pregnant women in Maryland, University of Maryland School of Public Research Interaction Day, College Park, MD.

Braun, B. (2010). Evidence-based health literacy interventions. Translational Health Disparities Course National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.Bethesda, MD.(Invited).

Braun, B. (2010). Health literacy: Mini-Workshop.  HartfordCounty Tobacco Coalition.

Braun, B. Improving Medical Assistance Outreach to Eligible Pregnant Women in Maryland. (2010). Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. College Park, MD: University of Maryland.​Braun, B. (2010). Herschel S Horowitz Center for Health Literacy Research Program. University  of Maryland School of Public Health Passport Event.CollegePark, MD.

Braun, B. (2010).  Health Literacy: The Stage for Improvement Is Set. Kaiser Permanente
Mid-Altantic Symposium. (Invited).  Rockville, MD.

Braun, B. (2010).Health Literacy:  Imperative for Action.  Dental Management Coalition. Annapolis, MD (Invited).

Braun, B. (2010)What you say may be what you get……or not? Maryland Health Disparities Conference.Baltimore, MD.

Braun, B. (2010). Health Lit 101.  Improving Pregnancy Coalition, Largo, MD.

Braun, B. (2010).Partners for improved practice:  The Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County and the Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy. Community Clinic, Inc. Rockville, MD. (Invited).

Braun, B. (2010).  Health reform, communities and you.  University of Maryland Extension, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy, Rural Maryland Council, Maryland Rural Health Association and USDA webinar (Invited).

Braun, B. (2010).  Health reform:  Provisions for family and community decisions.  eXtension Financial Security for All webinar.http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p13503868/

Braun, B. (2009). Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy Research.  University of  Maryland 11th Annual Research Leaders Luncheon. CollegePark, MD. (Invited).

Braun, B. (2009). Injury prevention and health literacy.  Virginia Department of Health Injury Prevention Conference, Richmond, VA. (Invited).

Braun, B. & Anderson, E.A. (2009). The case for health literacy: Working together to decrease costs and increase health.  Rural Maryland Council Roundtable.  Annapolis, MD.

Braun, B. (2009). Reducing health disparities through health literacy. Maryland Health Disparities Conference . Baltimore, MD. (Invited).

Braun, B., & Bentlejewski, J. (2009). Health literacy and cultural competency. Kaiser Permanente – Population Care Management Diabetes Education Conference, Rockville, MD. (Invited).