HLLI Instructors

Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed.

Participants will learn from each other and from Tufts University School of Medicine faculty with over 15 years of health literacy teaching and training experience and guest lecturers highly regarded for their pioneering health literacy curriculum development work in medical education and adult literacy.


Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed., is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine where she teaches skills oriented health literacy courses to health professionals in training.



Clifford Coleman, M.D., is a practicing physician and faculty member at the Oregon Health & Science University where he has integrated health literacy teaching into the medical school curriculum. His clinical interests include health care for underserved populations.

Julie McKinney, M.S., is a health literacy specialist with expertise in health literacy curriculum resources for adult educators and health professionals. She is a teacher trainer and moderator of the Health Literacy Discussion List.

Robert Logan, Ph.D., is Senior Staff at the National Library of Medicine where he serves as Communication Research Scientist. His interest in health literacy focuses on the intersection among health disparities, health equity and health literacy research.