National HIA Meeting 2012

HIA 101 Track: Choosing a Focus for your HIA


This session will explore the scoping step of HIA and how to identify the health impacts upon which your analysis, findings and recommendations will be focused. Facilitators will describe key points and tools that can be used to generate an HIA scope. The session will also highlight an example of how an HIA project team developed its own HIA scope.

Moderator: Jennifer Lucky, Human Impact Partners

Steve White, Oregon Public Health Institute

Overview of Scoping Criteria and Examples (PDF)

Tia Henderson, Upstream Public Health

The Scoping Process for Oregon’s Farm-to-School HIA, Including Stakeholder Engagement (PPT)

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