Connie Arnold, PhD Terry Davis, PhD

An article was recently posted on about the importance of health literacy according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). View the full article by clicking here.

Terry Davis, PhD and Connie Arnold, PhD (LSU Health Shreveport) lead the LA CaTS Center’s Health Literacy Core.  Dr. Davis and Dr. Arnold are available to consult with researchers on developing literacy and culturally appropriate public health messages and patient-centered materials, consent forms, questionnaires and health education forms, which are understandable and actionable for patients. In addition, they provide ongoing consultation to researchers to improve relationship-building skills with the community and rural health clinics, as well as with implementation and dissemination of research findings.  To contact the Health Literacy team, email or request a consultation on SPARC.