Advancing health literacy research

Stacy Cooper Bailey, Lauren A. McCormack, Steven R. Rush, Michael K. Paasche-Orlow*

*Corresponding author for this work

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We are pleased to present this special issue on health literacy of the Journal of Health Communication. The journal continues to demonstrate a deep commitment to this important topic, offering a venue to exhibit leading health literacy research for the third year in a row. We hope that this special issue helps guide the overall direction of the field and serves as a springboard for lively discussion, innovative research, and practice initiatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2-6
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Health Communication
Issue numberSUPPL. 3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Communication
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Library and Information Sciences


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