2021: Kimberly Kaphingst, ScD

The 33rd Annual J. Warren Perry Lecture.

Enhancing the Reach and Effectiveness of Health Information: The Importance of Health Literacy
Mon., Nov. 29
1 p.m.
Zoom

Kimberly Kaphingst, ScD.

Lecturer Biography

Dr. Kaphingst is Professor in the Department of Communication and the Director of Cancer Communication Research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah.

Dr. Kaphingst is a member of HCI's Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program and the Consortium for Families and Health Research at the University of Utah. Her research interests are in health literacy, cancer communication, and the communication of genetic and genomic information. Currently, Dr. Kaphingst is a Principal Investigator for study funded by the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Moonshot Program, which is comparing approaches for delivering genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer among primary care patients.

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