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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

Nash R, Elmer S, Thomas K, Osborne R, Macintyre K, et al., 'HealthLit4Kids study protocol; Crossing boundaries for positive health literacy outcomes', BMC Public Health, 18, (1) Article 690. ISSN 1471-2458 (2018) [Refereed Article]

Nash RE, Elmer SL, Patterson K, Mainsbridge C, Gall SL, et al., 'HealthLit4Kids: Responding to a gap in health literacy education', The Health Advocate, April 2018 pp. 34-35. ISSN 2200-8659 (2018) [Professional, Refereed Article]

Nash R, Elmer S, 'Health Literacy for Kids in Tasmania', Australian Pharmacist, Dec/Jan 2018 pp. 21. ISSN 0728-4632 [Professional, Refereed Article]


Nash R, Elmer S, Osborne R, Patterson K, 'HealthLit4Kids: A primary school program, crossing boundaries for positive health literacy outcomes', CAPHIA Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum in Cairns, 24-25 September 2018, Cairns, Australia (2018) [Plenary Presentation] 

Patterson K, Nash R, Elmer S, 'HealthLit4Kids: Building health literacy from the ground up', 2018 ACHPER Tasmania State Conference, 14 September 2018, Launceston, Tasmania (2018) [Plenary Presentation] 



Nash R, Elmer S, Shelley B, 'HealthLit4Kids: a pilot program Crossing boundaries for Positive health literacy outcomes', 2nd Education Transforms Symposium, 12 -14 July 2017, Hobart, Tasmania (2017) [Plenary Presentation]

Contract Reports

Elmer SL, Nash R, Lee S, Jones R, 'Review of the Communication and Health Literacy Action Plan', Public Health Services, DHHS, Tasmania, 1-39 (2017) [Contract Report]