Health Impact Project

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Presentations & Webinars

Incorporating Health into Housing Decisions: Health Impact Assessment as a Tool

NCHH, in collaboration with the National Housing Conference and the Health Impact Project, hosted a webinar in March 2015 for housing and community development professionals that highlighted how they can use HIAs to optimize public health benefits in their efforts to expand affordable housing, improve neighborhoods, and support socio-economic opportunity.

2015

2012 Call for Proposals General Information Webinar

The Health Impact Project hosted a general information web conference call for all interested applicants in 2012.

2012

2012 Call for Proposals HIA Program Grant Webinar

The Health Impact Project hosted a webinar in 2012 that provided general information about the HIA program grant initiative, strategies that agencies and organizations have used to create HIA programs, and specific selection criteria for this grant.

2012

2012 Call for Proposals Screening Webinar
A 2012 webinar on "screening," the first step of HIA.

2012

2014 Call for Proposals Demonstration Project Webinar
The Health Impact Project hosted an informational web conference call that provided general information about the 2014 Demonstration Project Grant opportunity.
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2014

2014 Call for Proposals HIA Program Grant Webinar
The Health Impact Project hosted an informational web conference call that provided general information about the 2014 HIA Program Grant opportunity.
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2014

Buncombe County Greenways Master Plan-Health Impact Assessment Workshop Presentation
HIA of a master greenway plan in Buncombe County, North Carolina
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2012

County Health Rankings Webinars
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Health Impact Assessment and Housing, April 2010
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented at: Department of Housing and Urban Development, April 2010
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2010

Health Impact Assessment and U.S. Environmental Policy: Novel Strategies for Addressing Public Health Within the U.S. Environmental Regulatory System, 2007
Authors: Aaron Wernham, Andrew Dannenberg, Brian Cole, Megan Gaydos, Catherine Ross Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
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2007

Health Impact Assessment as a Practical Approach to Decision Making, December 2010
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented at: National Health Policy Forum, December 2010
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2010

Health Impact Assessment Capacity Building in Wisconsin, November 2010
Authors: Paula Tran Inzeo Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
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2010

Health Impact Assessment for Shale Gas Extraction
Aaron Wernham's presentation at the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Environmental Health Workshop on HIA of Shale Gas Extraction
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2012

Health Impact Assessment: A health lens for public policy
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented at: Council on Foundations
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2010

Health Impact Assessment: A tool for health-focused public policy, 2010
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented to: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Grand Rounds, 2010
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2010

Health Impact Assessment: A Decision Making Tool to Enhance Social Justice, November 2010
Authors: Aaron Wernham, Aja Bonner, Ntale Kajumba, Roxanna Witter, Karen Roof Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
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2010

Health Impact Assessment: A tool to integrate health considerations into planning decisions, 2010
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented in: 2010
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2010

Health Impact Assessment: Helping health agencies reach across sectors to solve today’s public health challenges, July 2010
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented to: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), July 2010
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2010

Health Impact Assessment: Integrating Health into the NEPA Process, January 2011
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented to: Transportation Resources Board, January 2011
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2011

Health Impact Assessments: A Decision Making Tool to Enhance Social Justice
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2010

Health Impact Assessments: A Tool for Social Justice, November 2010
Authors: Ryan Petteway, Angelo Logan, Aaron Wernham, Marnie Purcel Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
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2010

Introduction to Health Impact Assessment, Spring 2010
Author: Aaron Wernham, M.D., M.S. Presented to: HIA of Global Environmental Change, UW Madison, Spring 2010
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2010

Minnesota HIA Webinar

This webinar from 2012,  provides an introduction to health impact assessment and focuses on how to select an appropriate topic for HIA

Project Hosts Web Conference for Applicants

May 4, 2011, the Health Impact Project hosted a Web conference to provide details about the CFP application process and selection criteria.

Health Impact Assessment at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

The American Public Health Association Annual Meeting took place in Denver, Colorado from November 6-10, 2010. During the convening, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reported on events and sessions. An entry to the blog, entitled "Health In All Policies: Health Impact Assessment as a Tool to Advocate for Social Justice," covered sessions by then Health Impact Project director Aaron Wernham.

National Meetings

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