Aaron Wernham to participate in the public release of a National Research Council report that assesses the potential value of conducting HIA

Aaron Wernham to participate in the public release of a National Research Council report that assesses the potential value of conducting HIA

The National Research Council will release the report “Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment.” The report assesses the potential value of conducting health impact assessments of proposed policies, programs, and projects in topics such as transportation, land use, housing, agriculture.

Health Impact Project director Aaron Wernham was a member of the committee and will participate in a public briefing on September 8, 2011.

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