National HIA Meeting 2012 Standards & Guidance for HIA


Several recent efforts have resulted in new standards and guidance for the field. Panelists will present an overview of these standards and discuss practical aspects of their implementation.

Moderator:Candace Rutt, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tia Henderson, Upstream Public Health

Implementing the North American Practice Standards: an HIA Practitioner’s Perspective (PDF)

Samina Raja, University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning

Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment (PDF)

Arthur Wendel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What is Needed Next for the Field of HIA? CDC’s Perspective on Tools, Sector-specific Guidance & Resources to Move the Field Ahead (PDF)

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