Health Literacy

NIH- Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy

Program:  The goal of this program announcement is to encourage methodological, intervention and dissemination research for understanding and promoting health literacy. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions (Ratzan and Parker, 2000). 

Deadlines:  June 5, 2013 and October 5, 2013 for the R01; June 16, 2013 and October 16, 2013 for the R21 and the R03 funding mechanism.