Teresa Wagner, DrPH, MS, CPH, RD/LD, CHWI, DipACLM, CHWC

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  • 1 h-Index

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Dr. Teresa Wagner graduated with a Doctorate in Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center where she is an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Professions and Clinical Executive for Health Literacy at SaferCare Texas. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Texas Christian University and Master’s Degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Wagner is a registered and licensed dietitian and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is certified in public health and a certified community health worker instructor. As a clinician, she was recently certified in Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching. During Covid-19, Dr. Wagner has completed multiple media segments, webinars and blog posts addressing nutrition for population health as well as personal wellness while practicing self-isolation. She has received both the Media Award and Distinguished Scientist Award from the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In her role at SaferCare Texas, she has established a multi-stakeholder health literacy collaborative with the DFW Hospital Council Foundation and testified on health literacy legislation in Texas. Her testimony helped place health literacy into the State Health Plan. Recently, she developed the health literacy policy resolution for the Texas Public Health Association. She has delivered multiple programs, speaking engagements and trainings on health literacy issues. Currently, she teaches Health Literacy & Communication in the Lifestyle Health Sciences Program. As a result of her work locally, regionally & nationally, she received the 2018 Texas Health Literacy Hero Award as well as the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas Christian University.

Education/Academic qualification

BS in Dietetics, Texas Christian University

MS in Nutrition/Food/Dietetics, Texas Woman's University

DPH, UNT Health Science Center

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Research Output

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 5 Article
  • 1 Editorial

What About Mom? Health Literacy and Maternal Mortality

Wagner, T., Stark, M. & Raines Milenkov, A., 2 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 24, 1, p. 50-61 12 p.

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  • Addressing Systemic Health Literacy Issues and Patient Safety through a Grassroots Collaborative

    Wagner, T. & Howe, C., 2 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 23, 1, p. 62-69 8 p.

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  • Incorporating Health Literacy Into English as a Second Language Classes

    Wagner, T., 1 Jul 2019, In : Health literacy research and practice. 3, 3, p. S37-S41

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    Health Literacy for an Aging Population: Evaluating Online Tools for the Homebound over Age 65

    Wagner, T. L., Blevins, D., Lopez, J. & Liu, J., 2 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 22, 4, p. 371-381 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Implantable Medical Device Website Efficacy in Informing Consumers Weighing Benefits/Risks of Health Care Options

    Wagner, T., Lindstadt, C., Jeon, Y. & Mackert, M., 1 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Health Communication. 21, p. 121-126 6 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations