National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – Federal HIAs

National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – Federal HIAs

OVERVIEW

There is a growing interest in exploring the use of HIA in federal policy and programmatic decision‐making. Recently there have been several efforts to conduct federal‐level HIAs.  This session will explore the practical implementation of the HIA process on the federal level and share lessons learned.

Moderator:

Ruth Lindberg, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Presentations:

Ruth Lindberg, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Federal Health Impact Assessment: Lessons Learned (PDF)

Keshia Pollack, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Analyzing the Health Impacts of Federal Legislation to Modify the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (PDF)

Jonathan Heller, Human Impact Partners

Family Unity, Family Health: An HIA on Federal Immigration Reform (PDF)

Marjory Givens, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Health Impact Assessment of a Designated Housing Regulation: Implications for Low‐income Americans (PDF)

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