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Stan Hudson

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Stan Hudson is the Director of Professional Development and Training for the Institute for Healthcare Advancement. Prior to joining IHA in 2024 he was the Health Literacy Director for Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.

He is a health literacy expert and health policy analyst with over 25 years of experience in health services research and over 15 years of experience in health literacy with a focus on curriculum development. He earned an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Missouri with a focus on race, class, and gender inequalities and earned B.A.s in History, Political Science, and Sociology from Columbia College.

Over the last two decades he has led the development and implementation of health literacy and health equity education programs and curricula for health professionals in practice and in training. For the past 3 years, he has been working on addressing digital health literacy needs, including teaching professionals how to help people find reliable health information online, use telehealth, and access their patient portals to connect to providers and health information.