IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2013. Oral health literacy: Workshop summary, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Health Literacy convened a Workshop to examine research findings and discuss issues relative to health literacy and oral health. With low awareness among the public and health care providers about risk factors and prevention strategies for many oral diseases, Workshop presenters covered topics such as health disparities in oral health, costs associated with oral disease, and the relationship between oral health and overall health. CRI Senior Director for Health Literacy and Research Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D., and CRI Board Member /about/leadership/board-of-directors2/board-bios/kavita-patel” target=”_blank”>Kavita Patel, M.D., M.S.H.S., serve on the IOM Roundtable on Health Literacy.