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Health Literacy Leadership Institute 2014

Summer may still seem far away, but now is the time to consider enrolling in the Health Literacy Leadership Institute, June 9-13, 2014.  Offered as one of three Summer Institutes through the Health Communication Program at Tufts University School of Medicine, this one-week program is for professionals interested in taking their understanding and application of health literacy to the next level.  For more information, visit our NEW online presence as part of the Health Communication Summer Institute at Tufts University School of Medicine Or contat the Health Literacy Course Director


Mobile Health Design (on-line)

May 21 – June 18, 2014

This 6-week online course examines the impact and potential of mobile devices for health at a national and global level. Using design methodologies, participants will conceptualize and design health apps that incorporate evidence-based guidelines and capitalize on the unique capabilities of smartphones and tablets.


Health Literacy Leadership Institute

June 9 – June 13, 2014

This one-week Institute is an advanced professional development opportunity for those engaged in health literacy work to improve healthcare quality as well as those working in educational and community settings.  Participants work on a health literacy project of their choice resulting in a final product that is informed by research and reflective of best practice.


Digital Strategies for Health Communication

July 20 – July 25, 2014

This course covers how to develop and implement a digital strategy to drive an organization’s online presence, including the processes for selecting, using, and evaluating technologies for health communication. This one-week Institute uses case studies from organizations such as Consumer Reports and ABC Health News to illustrate successful strategies.



Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed.

Course Director

Health Literacy Leadership Institute

781-835-6488 |