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November LA CaTS Webcast Featuring the Health Literacy Core (11/21/19)

Released: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Terry Davis, PhD, LSU Health Shreveport                Connie Arnold, PhD, LSU Health Shreveport
Terry Davis, PhD                  Connie Arnold, PhD,
LSU Health Shreveport        LSU Health Shreveport

Save the date for the next LA CaTS Webcast on Thursday, November 21st at 2:30pm. Terry Davis, PhD and Connie Arnold, PhD, Directors of the LA CaTS Health Literacy Core will present The Role of Health Literacy in Improving Health Communication and Outcomes”. This is an interactive presentation and attendees will be able to engage and ask questions during the webcast. Please disseminate this educational session information to those that may be interested. Feel free to email any questions before or after the webinar to and let us know if you have suggestions for topics or cores you would like to hear from in future webcasts.

The upcoming webinar schedule is as follows:

*No December Webcast

January 9, 2020 (2:30pm)-Special Webinar: Professional Development Core presents “LA CaTS Roadmap Scholarship Application FAQs”

January 30, 2020 (2:30pm): Topic TBA

Past webcasts are available for viewing on the LA CaTS You Tube channel here. The October webcast on “Pilot Grants Program Funding Opportunities”  is now posted.

The link to join the webcast via Skype is below or see the attached calendar invite to add it to your calendar.

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About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit