National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – HIA in Rural and Data-Limited Settings

National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – HIA in Rural and Data-Limited Settings

Rural and other data‐limited settings pose a challenge for the HIA process. This session will explore several concrete strategies for gathering and analyzing data in these settings.

Moderator:

Murray Lee, Habitat Health Impact Consulting

Presentations:

John Prochaska, University of Texas Medical Branch, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities

The Challenge of Measuring Health Determinants in a Small Area, Rural Area, or an Area Impacted by Disaster (PDF)

Phoebe Seaton, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
Veronica Garibay, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability

HIA in Rural Regions: Risks and Opportunities of Smart Growth

Murray Lee, Habitat Health Impact Consulting

HIA in a Tiny Yukon Mining Town (PDF)

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