Dr. Kathleen Hoffman is an expert in health communications, and specifically in health literacy. Dr. Hoffman received her BS in pre-medicine from Davidson College, MS in public health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MS in video production from Syracuse University and her PhD from the University of Alabama. She spent two years at Harvard, doing her fellowship in Health Communications. She has worked in academia, as a consultant for non-profits and in the corporate world. She’s blogging at Healthy Change Communications; http://healthychange4you.blogspot.com a blog that focuses on how patients and physicians communicate in the context of complex medical decision making.