Articles by Silvia Inéz Salazar

Photo of SilviaSilvia Inéz Salazar, MPA, is a public health advisor in the office of Market Research and Evaluation at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). In 2008, she received the NIH Director’s Award, Gold National Health Information Award, and Gold NIH Plain Language Award. She served as the 2000 Edward Roybal Public Health Fellow at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. Ms. Salazar holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Baruch College at the City University of New York and a Bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish literature from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Language Barriers in Healthcare Information: Communicating with Bilingual Users

When adapting online health information for Latinos, employ “transcreation” or adaptation based on design guidelines that encompass cultural and linguistic needs, rather than just translation. [Read More]