Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi

Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi

(617) 636-3833
136 Harrison Avenue
Research/Areas of Interest:

Applying adult learning theory to public health practice, online instructional design, and teaching with technology; Creating audience-centered health communication using plain language principles to enhanced understanding and facilitate action; Working with hospitals and health centers to implement the 10 attributes of a health literate organization to improve health communication and healthcare quality


  • Master of Education, Boston University, USA, 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts, Muhlenberg College, USA, 1972


Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed., is Assistant Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is Director of the Health Literacy Leadership Institute, an advanced professional development program working to transform health and health care across the globe. Ms. Kurtz-Rossi is recognized for her work to improve patient-provider communication, develop easy-to-read health information, and promote health equity.