Michael K. Paasche-Orlow, MD, MA, MPH, is the Editor-in-Chief, HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, and a Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine. Dean Schillinger, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in Residence, the Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, and the Director, Health Communication Program, University of California, San Francisco. Barry D. Weiss, MD, is a Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine. Timothy Bickmore, PhD, is a Professor, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University. Howard Cabral, PhD, is the Statistical Editor, HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, and a Professor of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health. Peter Chang, MD, MPH, ScD, FRCP, is the Secretary General, Asian Health Literacy Association; a Professor, Taipei Medical University; a Professor, Kaohsiung Medical University; and a Senior Advisor, Taipei Hospital. Stacy C. Bailey, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Eshelam School of Pharmacy. Darren A. Dewalt, MD, MPH, is the Chief, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, and the Director of Population Health, Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Alicia Fernandez, MD, is a Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. Mirjam Fransen, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam. Angela Leung, PhD, is an Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Kirsten McCaffery, PhD, is a Professor, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney. Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a Senior Member and a Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences, Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida College of Medicine. Lauren A. McCormack, PhD, MSPH, is the Director, Center for Communication Science, RTI International. Joanne Protheroe, MB ChB, MRes, PhD, FRCGP, is a Senior Lecturer, General Practice Research Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences, Keele University. Ruth Parker, MD, is a Professor of Medicine, Emory University. Russell Rothman, MD, MPP, is a Professor, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, & Health Policy, the Vice President for Population Health Research, the Chief, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Section, and the Director, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Don Rubin, MD, is a Senior Scientist, Center for Health & Risk Communication, Center for Global Health, University of Georgia. Rima Rudd, ScD, is a Senior Lecturer on Health Literacy, Education, and Policy, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard University. Kristine Sørensen, PhD, MSPH, is the Founding Director, Global Health Literacy Academy. Christian Von Wagner, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer, Epidemiology & Public Health, Institute of Epidemiology & Health, University College London. Michael S. Wolf, PhD, MPH, is a Professor, Medicine and Learning Sciences, the Associate Chair, Department of Medicine, and the Associate Division Chief-Research, General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. H. Shonna Yin, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health, Departments of Pediatrics and Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center. Raymond L. Ownby, MD, PhD, MBA, is the Professor and the Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Biomedical Informatics Program, Nova Southeastern University.
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Disclosure: Barry D. Weiss reports personal fees from the American Academy of Family Physicians and from the University of Arizona. Stacy C. Bailey reports grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Preeclampsia Foundation, Eli Lilly, Merck, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and personal fees from Merck, Northwestern University/Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Luto LLC, and Pfizer. Russell Rothman reports personal fees from Edulogics and Boehringer Ingelheim. Raymond L. Ownby discloses that he is a majority stockholder in Enalan Communications, Inc; and reports a pending patent for the Assessment of Human Comprehension By An Automated Agent. The remaining authors have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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