Janet Ohene-Frempong, MS
Janet Ohene-Frempong, M.S. (o-HEN-ee frem-PONG) is President of J O Frempong & Associates, is a plain language and cross-cultural communications consultant with over 25 years of experience in patient/provider communications. Her consulting business provides a range of communication services including consumer research, materials development, program development, presentations, seminars and institution-based coaching in consumer health communications.
Formerly Director of the Health Literacy Project at the Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania, she has conducted workshops and provided consultation on low literacy and plain language communication for a wide range of health information providers, including: health care systems, government agencies, health insurers, medical publishers, pharmaceutical companies, professional associations, and schools of medicine, nursing and allied health
Ms. Ohene-Frempong is co-author of Literacy, Health and the Law: An Exploration of the Law and the Plight of Marginal Readers within the Health Care System, 1996, a monograph for health system and pharmaceutical industry administrators and risk managers. She is also co-author of a chapter entitled "Health Care for African Americans" in Rethinking Ethnicity and Health Care, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd., 1999, a discussion of the role of marginal literacy as one of several barriers to optimal care. She is co-founder and principal of the Clear Language Group, a consortium of nationally recognized health literacy experts.
Ms. Ohene-Frempong has served on a number of boards and advisory committees. She is often an invited speaker at national conferences. She received her Bachelor's degree from Cornell University and her Masters Degree, in Public Health Nutrition, from Columbia University.
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