National HIA Meeting 2012

Building Capacity for HIA at the State and Local Levels


A number of avenues have been explored to build lasting HIA capacity at the state and local levels. CDC, RWJF and the Health Impact Project have funded several models over the years. This panel will explore the lessons learned, challenges and opportunities from those initiatives.

Moderator: Arthur Wendel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jae Douglas, Oregon Health Authority

State & Local Health Agencies, Training & Capacity Building (PDF)

Maya Pack, South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health

State & Local Health Agencies, Training & Capacity Building (PDF)

Kenneth Smith, National Association of County and City Health Officials

City & County Health Departments HIA Mentorship Program (PDF)

Holly Avey, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State University

Tapping HIA Potential through the National Network of Public Health Institutes (PDF)