Publications

Abrams, M. A., Kurtz-Rossi, S., Riffenburgh, A., & Savage, B. (2014). Building health literate organizations: A guidebook to achieving organizational change. West Des Moines, IA: Unity Point Health. Retrieved from http://www.healthliterateorganization.org

Bello, E., Garcia, M. L., & Sprager, L. (2018). Supporting community health workers, the first responders to community crisis. Retrieved from http://www.nwrpca.org/news/386474/Supporting-Community-Health-Workers-the-First-Responders-to-Community-Crisis.htm

Brugge, D., Tracy, M., Thayer, K., Thayer, A., Dayer, B., Figueroa, N., & Kurtz-Rossi, S. (2018). The role of environmental health literacy when developing traffic pollution fact sheets for Puerto Rican adults. Environmental Justice, 11(1). https://doi.org/doi.org/10.1089/env.2017.0008

Kurtz-Rossi, S., & Logan, R. (2015). Why we need a health literacy association. Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine. Retrieved from http://nam.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/HealthLiteracyAssociation1.pdf

Kurtz-Rossi, S., & McKinney, J. (2016). Health education and adult literacy (HEAL) curriculum for beginner, intermediate and advanced English language learners. Williamsburg, VA: Literacy for Life.

Kurtz-Rossi, S., Rikard, R. V., & Mckinney, J. (2017). Learning from the field and its listserv: Issues that concern health literacy practitioners. Information Services and Use, 37(2), 219–234. https://doi.org/10.3233/ISU-170831

Riffenburgh, A., & Stableford, S. (in press). Health literacy and clear communication: Keys to engaging older adults and their families. In R. H. Robnett & N. Brossoie (Eds.), Gerontology for the health care professional (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Sprager, L. (2008). Our road to good health. Hood River, OR: La Clínica del Cariño Family Health Care Center, Inc.

Sprager, L., & Martinez, O. (2015). Beyond translation: Promoting a new national standard for equity in health materials translated from English (Commentary). Retrieved from National Academy of Medicine website: http://www.nam.edu/perspectives/2015/beyond-translation

Stableford, S., & Mettger, W. (2007). Plain language: A strategic response to the health literacy challenge. Journal of Public Health Policy, 28(1), 71–93. https://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jphp.3200102