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Health Literacy Kentucky
... A healthier commonwealth through improved health literacy.
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Steering Committee
Made up of Health Literacy Kentucky leadership and committee chairs. Governs and sets priorities for Health Literacy Kentucky's work. For more information, contact committee chair Carlos Marin at

Membership Committee
Maintains membership database, communicates with members, seeks new organizations and individuals to be members.

Resource Development Committee
Identifies grant opportunities and pursues sponsorships to support the work of Health Literacy Kentucky.

Community Awareness Committee
Improves health literacy of consumers through local coalitions and community outreach.

Projects include:
  • Presentations to community groups
  • Outreach during Health Literacy Month (October)
  • Booth at Kentucky State Fair
  • Booth at local health fairs

For more information, contact committee co-chairs Kristin Munro-Leighton at and Liz Edghill at

Professional Development Committee
Improves awareness of health literacy issues and use of best practices in patient communication for health care providers (those currently in practice and those in training).

For more information, contact committee chair Jim Norton at
This page was last modified on January 27, 2017.
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