Category Archives for Individual Heros

Don Rubin

Don Rubin is a Health Literacy Hero for his efforts in creating the Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy and bringing the people of Georgia together in improving and inspiring greater health literacy. This October, GAhealthliteracy.org is recognizing patients and caregivers who are taking charge of their own health by asking “Good Questions for Good Health,” […]

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Archie Willard

Archie Willard is February’s Health Literacy Hero. Archie is an ardent, articulate health literacy advocate. For decades, he has taught so many of us about why health literacy matters to those we care for and care about. Archie’s actions include leading health literacy conferences, encouraging patients and providers to work together, participating on patient safety panels, and reviewing […]

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Mary Gynn

Mary Gynn, RN is April’s Health Literacy Hero. Mary emailed me about how she is working to make health information more understandable. Here’s just part of her story. After many years working in hospitals, Mary realized that patients do not always understand what clinicians are saying. So Mary decided to take action, starting with earning […]

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