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Cynthia Baur

Cynthia Baur

Endowed Chair and Director, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy

Cynthia Baur, PhD, is a health literacy and health communication expert focused on improving health literacy at the individual, family, community and organizational levels. She is a professor in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health and the Principal Investigator on multiple projects on health literacy techniques for clear communication, digital health, diabetes and organizational improvement. She provides expert advice to local, state and national committees and initiatives. Before coming to UMD, she served for almost 20 years in federal health agencies.

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Areas of Interest

Health Literacy; Health and Risk Communication; Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Digital Health; Community Health

PhD, Communication, 1995

University of California San Diego

HLTH674 Health Literacy