Event Calendar

Chapter Chair:

Jennifer Li

Greater Toronto

SOCRA Greater Toronto Area Chapter presents:

Understanding the Impact of Health Literacy on the
Research Informed Consent Process



Naa Kwarley Quartey, MSc
Research Associate
Janet Papadakos, MEd, PhD
Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre, University Health Network

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe health literacy; its prevalence and impact
  2. Describe the impact of low health literacy on research and the informed consent process 
  3. Introduce strategies to mitigate the effects of low health literacy when obtaining research informed consent (plain language).



Date: Friday, January 11th, 2019
Time: 2:00pm- 3:00pm
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
Room 6-604 (Bob Bell Auditorium)

RSVP: gta.toronto.socra@gmail.com

CE: 1 hour for SOCRA Members
Social: Join us for networking activities after the talk

All videoconference sites must RSVP.

Videoconferencing is available via the Ontario TeleMedicine Network.

If you plan to attend videoconference in person at one of the following sites, please RSVP to the respective contact listed below:




Tabassum Zahir: Tabassum.Zahir@williamoslerhs.ca


New videoconference sites welcome. If you would like your site listed on the announcement please contact gta.toronto.socra@gmail.com