Tools for Building Bridges Toward Better Health

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Date:

Mar 25 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Description

Newly developed tools are generating innovative solutions in communities across the country by guiding planners, architects and public officials as they assess, forecast, and create healthy places.  In this webinar, a panel of professional and academic leaders will discuss emerging tools for building bridges toward better health through the built environment, including:

•    Georgia Institute of Technology's Atlanta Neighborhood Quality of Life and Health Dashboard
•    The Environmental Protection Agency's EnviroAtlas
•    Urban Land Institute's Building Healthy Places Toolkit

Speakers:
•    Nisha Botchwey, PhD, MPH, MCRP, Associate Professor at the Georgia Tech School of City and Regional Planning
•    Laura Jackson, PhD, Research Biologist at the U.S. EPA's Office of Research and Development
•    Sara Hammerschmidt, Senior Research Associate at ULI

Moderated by Matthew Trowbridge, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Associate Research Director at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.





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