HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice


Online ISSN: 2474-8307

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is a forum for the dissemination of high-quality behavioral and clinical research that will bridge research with best practices. Our aim is to attract a full range of investigators and practitioners engaged in health literacy research and practice, including those involved in a broad array of public health, health services, epidemiology, translational, educational, and interventional research and implementation activities.

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is an interdisciplinary and international open-access publication dedicated to promoting excellence in research and practice to advance the field of health literacy, promote health equity, and reduce health disparities.

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Table of Contents
Original Research
Original Research-Qualitative

Evaluation of a Health Literacy Program for Chronic Conditions

Shandell Elmer, PhD; Heather Bridgman, DClinHlthPsych; Andrew Williams, PhD; Marie-Louise Bird, DipEd PhD; Sandra Murray, MPH; Rachael Jones, BA; Michael Cheney, BExPhys


Health Literacy and Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

Genevra Galura, BS; Amy Barton Pai, PharmD, BCPS, FASN, FCCP, FNKF

Original Research

Health Literacy, Health Care Utilization, and Direct Cost of Care Among Linguistically Diverse Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Gerardine Doyle, PhD; Sarah Gibney, PhD; Judy Quan, PhD; Ulrik Martensen, MSc; Dean Schillinger, MD

Original Research

Health Literacy Not Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease Awareness

Milda R. Saunders, MD, MPH; Ashley Snyder, MPH; Marshall H. Chin, MD, MPH; David O. Meltzer, MD, PhD; Vineet M. Arora, MD, MAPP; Valerie G. Press, MD, MPH

Original Research

Patient Activation Mediates Health Literacy Associated with Hospital Utilization Among Whites

Marjory Charlot, MD, MPH, MSc; Michael R. Winter, MPH; Howard Cabral, PhD, MPH; Michael S. Wolf, PhD, MPH; Laura M. Curtis, MS; Amresh Hanchate, PhD; Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MPH

Original Research

Hemodialysis Access Choice: Impact of Health Literacy

Andrea Mazarova, MD; Swapnil Hiremath, MD, MPH; Manish M. Sood, MD; Edward G. Clark, MD, MSc; Pierre Antoine Brown, MD, MSc; Ann L. Bugeja, MD; Grant L. England, BSc; Deborah Zimmerman, MD, MSc