Danielle Muscat, B.Psych. (Hons: Class 1), recently submitted her PhD thesis at the University of Sydney School of Public Health. As a part of her PhD research, she has developed and evaluated the world’s first shared decision-making training program for adults with lower literacy. She received the University of Sydney Cross Cultural Public Health Research Award (2016) and the Australian Postgraduate Award (2014) for this work. Her research interests include: health literacy, decision-making, health/risk communication, patient-provider communication, and psychology, with a particular focus on improving the quality of health communication and decision support for socially disadvantaged, lower literacy populations. She is also an active member of the Health Literacy Research Network, and the Health Literacy Node at the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney.