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Terri Ann Parnell

Terri Ann Parnell

Health Literacy Partners, LLC

About Me

Dr. Parnell is a nurse, a nationally recognized health literacy expert, and an award-winning author. She is Principal and Founder of Health Literacy Partners LLC, a corporation that specializes in providing a tapestry of solutions to promote health equity by enhancing person-centered care, effective communication, and the patient experience. Her recent experience includes providing health literacy education and consultation to several New York State DSRIP Performing Provider Systems.

Previously, Dr. Parnell was Vice President for Health Literacy and Patient Education for the Northwell Health System where she was responsible for the health literacy strategic plan and integrating concepts of health literacy, language access services, and cultural awareness into core activities across the system.

Terri Ann ParnellDr. Parnell is a member of the Roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and has served as a committee member on the American Nurses Association Care Coordination Quality Measures Panel. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the New York Academy of Medicine and has been selected for the 2016/17 New York Academy of Medicine Fellow Ambassadors Program. In 2016, Dr. Parnell joined TVR Communications Advisory Board as their Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Her second book, Health Literacy in Nursing: Providing Person-Centered Care received an American Journal of Nursing 2015 Book of the Year Award in the category of Nursing Management and Leadership.

About My Products and Services

Health literacy is recognized as a national priority and occurs when the preferences, expectations and skills of persons receiving health care and treatment meet the preferences, expectations and skills of health care professionals and healthcare systems providing care and treatment.

Terri Ann ParnellHealth Literacy Partners® will consult with your organization in a variety of ways to assist you in the promotion of a health literate organization, making it easier for everyone to access, navigate, and understand all services provided.

Health Literacy Partners® provides “A Tapestry of Solutions to Promote Health Equity” and will partner with you in the following areas:

Consulting Services:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership Development
  • Policy and Organizational Development
  • Material Development and Consultation

Training & Educational Services:

  • Educational Presentations
  • E-Learning Courses
  • Train-the-Trainer Sessions

My Contact Information

Email Address:
Physical Address:  734 Franklin Ave., #223, Garden City, New York 11530
Phone Number:   (516) 528-6485