The American Public Health Association (APHA) is launching a 4-part webinar series in 2011 addressing the impact of transportation systems on health outcomes. From APHA:
Join us for this series that explores the intersections between health and transportation, highlights innovative state and local programs that leverage opportunities in transportation that benefit health, and explains what the future may hold for the federal surface transportation authorization.
Part 3 of the series, “Health Impact Assesments (HIAs) in Transportation” is on March 15 from 2pm-3pm EST. Register for the series here.
The health impact assessment (HIA) is gaining huge momentum as a tool to address the social and environmental determinants of health, particularly on transportation-related projects and policies. Presentations by:
- Jonathan Heller, Human Impact Partners
- Megan Wier, San Francisco Department of Public Health
- Heidi Guenin, Upstream Public Health
Note: if you miss any sessions, the webinars will be archived on APHA’s website here.
For questions about the series, please contact Eloisa Raynault, [email protected]