Cynthia Baur, PhD

Lead, Health Literacy and Plain Language
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of the Associate Director for Communication
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA
USA 30333

Biographical Sketch:
2010 Senior Advisor, Health Literacy, CDC 2006-2010 Director, Division of Health Communication and Marketing, CDC 2006-2009 Co-lead, CDC Risk Communication for Pandemic Preparedness 2004-2006 Lead Health Communication Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 2000-current Co-chair, HHS Health Literacy Workgroup and the Healthy People 2020 Health Communication and Health IT Workgroup. 2009-2010 Lead HHS staff person for the development of the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy 2006 Lead HHS staff person for the Surgeon General's Workshop to Improve Health Literacy Numerous publications and presentations on health communication, health literacy and risk communication