Helen Osborne M.Ed., OTR/L founded Health Literacy Month in 1999. From the start and ever after, this annual event happens thanks to the hard work and commitment of thousands of health literacy advocates worldwide. As Helen likes to say, "Together, we truly make a difference." Thanks for being a health literacy advocate.
Helen Osborne is the president of Health Literacy Consulting, based in Natick, MA. As a speaker, author, consultant, and podcaster, Helen helps others communicate health information in ways that patients, families, and caregivers can understand. Here are ways to learn more:
- To learn more about Helen's work and background, visit the Health Literacy Consulting website.
- To listen and subscribe to Helen's audio podcasts, go to the Health Literacy Out Loud website.
- To order a copy of Helen's book, "Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Strategies to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition" go to the Jones & Bartlett website or any online bookstore.
- To subscribe to the free "What's New in Health Literacy Consulting" e-newsletter, click the link at the top right of each Health Literacy Month webpage. Or sign up here.