Role of parks in promoting healthy places
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Describe the role of parks in promoting healthy places Discuss how cross-sectoral collaborations are crucial to creating healthy, sustainable, and equitable places.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a park planner and administrator for various agencies for more than 30 years. One of my key focuses has been the impact of parks on larger community issues, including public health. In my work with the American Planning Association, I worked on various planning and public health initiatives, including co-authoring a mayoral briefing paper titled âHow Cities Use Parks to Improve Public Health.â
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.