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Helen Osborne M.Ed, OTR/L, helps professionals communicate health information in ways that patients and the public can understand. Helen is president of Health Literacy Consulting, founder of Health Literacy Month, and producer/host of the podcast series Health Literacy Out Loud. Helen brings clinical experience, educational training, and patient perspective to all her work. She speaks about health literacy at conferences worldwide. She also serves as a plain language writer/editor on a wide range of health-related materials. Helen is author of several books, including the award-winning Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition that is considered by many as the most important health literacy text today. In 2017, Helen was honored to receive the esteemed Walter C Alvarez Award for excellence in health communication from the American Medical Writers Association. To learn more about Helen’s work, please visit the Health Literacy Consulting website at www.healthliteracy.com. You can also listen to her Health Literacy Out Loud podcast interviews at www.healthliteracyoutloud.org