238210 Opportunities, Challenges and Barriers to engaging in HIA

Sunday, October 30, 2011: 4:30 PM

Aaron Wernham, MD, MS , Director, Health Impact Project, Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC
Facilitators will close the session with an interactive open discussion focused on how participants can engage in HIA in their local communities. The group will brainstorm and share resources helpful to overcoming barriers, and building local capacity for HIA.

Learning Areas:
Advocacy for health and health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Explain the opportunities, challenges and barriers to engaging in HIA.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be a proposal Author on the content I am responsible for because I oversee a national program designed to promote the use of health impact assessments and support the growth of the field in the United States.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.