Healthy Places Research Group Monthly Meeting

Date: January 20, 2010

Location:
Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health
Grace Crum Rollins Building
1518 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322

Description:

Aaron Wernham, director of the Health Impact Project at The Pew Charitable Trusts, will speak on national efforts to expand the use of Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) at the January meeting of the Healthy Places Research Group.

Date: January 20, 2010
Time: 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Event contact:: Amy Danner at Georgia Tech, 404.385.5133

The Healthy Places Research Group (HPRG), winner of the 2005 Golden Shoe Award for Pedestrian-Friendly Research, is a collaborative effort involving Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health, Georgia Tech's College of Architecture, and the Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development. It also involves professionals from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers, students, and others interested in exploring the co-relationship between the built environment and the health of communities. Participation is open to anyone interested in exploring the characteristics and advancement of healthy places. To learn more about those involved in the HPRG, visit Georgia Tech's Web site.

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