The Impact of Health Literacy on Health Disparities & Health Equity

Paula Barbel, Associate Professor of Nursing, authored a book chapter entitled, “The Impact of Health Literacy on Health Disparities and Health Equity.”

Paula Barbel, Associate Professor in Nursing authored a book chapter entitled, “The Impact of Health Literacy on Health Disparities and Health Equity.”  In P. Robinson, K. Williams & M. Stojanovic (Eds.), Global Citizenship for Adult Education: Advancing Critical Literacies for Equity and Social Justice. Routledge.

The chapter defines health literacy, describes factors that contribute to low health literacy, provides information regarding the impact of low health literacy on health outcomes, health equity, health disparities, and social justice.

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