5117.0 Health & Community Impact Assessments: Benefits for Use in Designing Communities that Foster Public Health

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will provide examples of community engagement initiatives used to conduct health impact assessments and to implement community health policies.
Session Objectives: Describe two successful strategies used to conduct health impact assessments

Privatizing public housing in the 21st century: A health impact assessment of the Rental Assistance Demonstration Project
Lili Farhang, MPH, Kim Gilhuly, MPH, Saneta deVuono-powell, JD, Alexi Nunn Freeman, JD, Anita Sinha, JD and Liz Ryan Murray
Utilizing participatory approaches to inform a health impact assessment of a city's revitalization plan
Mondi Mason, PhD, MPH, Beth Wyatt, MPH, Karla Chavez, MArch, MURP, Lisa Schott, MURP and Karen Widomski, MURP

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Chiropractic Health Care

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