Cityhealth: Finding Policy Solutions to Make Cities the Healthiest Places
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Assess strategies for identifying city-level policies with the best chance of improving urban-dwellers’ health and productivity. Describe childhood education policy as a case study for integrating health into policy solutions when direct evidence for health outcomes is still emerging Identify issues for researchers, advocates and decision-makers to consider in matching policy solutions to pressing problems in urban health.
Keyword(s): Policy/Policy Development, Urban Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Beth Jacob brings nearly twenty yearsâ experience in the policy trenches to her work as Director of CityHealth.org. A true Jill of all trades when it comes to health and social policy, sheâs managed national advocacy campaigns, advised some of our countryâs leading foundations, and held elected office in a town famous for political junkies. Beth graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and received her M.A. in educational policy from University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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.