Online Program

Best Practices Addressing Health Related to Smart Growth, Urban Form Principles and Community Planning Process

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Public health and transportation practitioners are increasingly recognizing the relationship between the built environment and the physical, social, and mental health of communities. This session features successful interventions at the intersection of public health and transportation, including those involved with active transportation, safety, air quality, and equitable access to services. It also features cross-sectoral policy making with planning, transportation, parks, and environmental departments environment.
Session Objectives: Demonstrate successful approaches to explaining the links between public health and planning to the general public

Health as a framework for comprehensive planning: Case studies and best practices   
Anna Ricklin, MHS, Nick Kushner, MURP, MPIA and Suzanne Schulz, MURP, AICP
Healthy transportation decisions through complete streets   
Stefanie Seskin, MUPP and Amanda Woodall

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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)