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Health Impact Project Grantees and Director at the International HIA Meeting

GRANTEE NEWS

The International HIA Meeting recently took place in North America for the first time. Hosted in Quebec City, Canada, the meeting highlighted the work of several Health Impact Project grantees and project director Aaron Wernham. Visit the International HIA Meeting website for more details on the agenda and meeting.

Health Impact Project Grantee Presentations:

  • When Economics Drive Legislation: A Look Into The Methodology of a Casino HIA
    Tatiana LinMA, J.D., Senior Analyst and Strategy Team Leader, Kansas Health Institute, United States 
    Catherine Shoults, MPH, Analyst, Kansas Health Institute, United States

  • Creating a Rapid-Fire Comprehensive HIA on a Highly Political Topic
    Tatiana Lin, MA, J.D., Senior Analyst and Strategy Team Leader, Kansas Health Institute, United States
    Ivan Williams, MBA, Senior Analyst, Kansas Health Institute, United States;
    Catherine Shoults, MPH, Analyst, Kansas Health Institute, United States

  • Improving Methods in the Assessment Phase: Ideas for Defining and Measuring the Strength of Evidence
    Elizabeth Fuller, DrPH, Senior Research Associate, Georgia Health Policy Center, United States

  • The Role of HIA in Environmental Review Processes: A Tool for Community and Agency Engagement and Improved Decision Making 
    Ruth Lindberg, MPH, MUP, Program Manager, National Center for Healthy Housing, United States
    Pilar Lorenzana-Campo, MEP, Senior Associate, Planning and Development Public Health Law and Policy, ChangeLab Solutions, United States
    Rebecca Morley, MSPP, Executive Director, National Center for Healthy Housing, United States

  • The Baltimore-Washington Rail Intermodal Facility HIA – A Case Study
    Ruth Lindberg, MPH, MUP, Program Manager, National Center for Healthy Housing, United States

  • Stakeholders Involvement in an HIA of a Proposed Biomass Facility in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia 
    Benjamin Evans, M.H.S.A, Policy Researcher Manager, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States

  • Institutionalizing the Use of HIAs in Transportation Planning in Massachusetts 
    Margaret Round, B.S., Senior Environmental Analyst, Bureau of Environmental Health, Department of Public Health, United States

  • Integrating an HIA into a Transit Draft Environmental Impact Statement 
    Crystal Myslajek, MPP, Health Impact Assessment Planner, Housing, Community Works, and Transit Department, Hennepin County, United States

  • Healthy Waterways: Health Impacts of Rochester's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program;
    Katrina Korfmacher, PhD, Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Center, University of Rochester, United States

Presentations by Health Impact Project Director Aaron Wernham:

  • HIA Institutionalization in the USA: Status and Prospects at the Local, State, and Federal Level
    Aaron Wernham, MD, MS, Director, Health Impact Project, United States

  • Leveraging Existing Avenues and Exploring New Opportunities in the United States Policy-Making Process to Support HIA Practice
    Aaron Wernham, MD, MS, Director, Health Impact Project, United States (moderator)

  • Mitigations for Health Impacts in Natural Resource Development Projects 
    Marla Orenstein, MSc, President, Habitat Health Impact Consulting, Calgary, Canada
    Aaron Wernham, MD, MS, Director, Health Impact Project, United States

  • Recent Use of HIA to Highlight Linkages among Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in the United States 
    Tia Henderson, PhD, Research Manager, Upstream Public Health, United States 
    Aaron Wernham, MD, MS, Director, Health Impact Project, United States

  • Lessons learned in United States
    Aaron Wernham, MD, MS, Director, Health Impact Project, United States

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