4022.0 Transportation & Active Transport to Promote Healthy Communities

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
Session Objectives: Identify strategies that can be used to engage key stakeholders, elected officials and high-level leadership in health planning and development for policy, systems, and environmental changes Discuss how policies and urban planning decisions that support active transportation could promote healthier lifestyles Describe structural challenges and opportunities for building organizational collaborations to promote the development of policies and infrastructure to support active living communities

9:10 AM
Branding Transportation as Public Health
Karyn Warsow, MS, MPH, DrPH Student, Stephen Mayer, PhD, PE, Tony DeLucia, PhD, Neil Gray, Robert Felt, Priti Irani, MS and Ijeoma Nwachuku, PhD, MPH
9:30 AM
Assessing the development of state active living promotion efforts through network analysis
Vanessa Buchthal, MSPH, Livia Iskandar, MSc, Nicole Crawford, MPH and Jay Maddock, PhD

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)