Upcoming roundtable sponsored by the Food and Nutrition Board at the
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
If you cannot join in person, you can register for the webcast.
How can investments in the built environment advance obesity
12*, join the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions for a workshop that will
explore the roles built environment policies and practices play in the
prevention and treatment of obesity and will highlight promising, scalable,
multi-sector strategies to create more healthful and equitable
environments. Built environment topics that will be covered include urban
planning and design, transportation systems, parks and recreation, and food
systems. Register to attend either in person or via webcast. Due to seating
capacity, in-person registration for this workshop is limited.
Early registration for the 4th International Conference on Transport and
Health ends tomorrow (Monday, 5/21). The conference will be held on
Mackinac Island, Michigan June 24-27, 2018. Keynote speakers include Former
Secretary of the US Department of Transportation, The Honorable Ray LaHood
and Beth Osborne from Transportation for America. For more information:
We are honoring Dr. Jackson's leadership and career as he retires from
UCLA. There are 2 days left to support the Richard Jackson Designing
Healthy Communities Fellowship (https://spark.ucla.edu/project/8922). Gifts
are tax deductible and will be used to establish a fund to support
promising UCLA graduate students to pursue a project or field experience in
environmental health (and there are cool UCLA gifts to thank you for your
Please forward to others who might be interested in supporting his
fellowship -- https://spark.ucla.edu/project/8922
The Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CARTEEH) has compiled the Transportation Emissions, Air Pollution, Exposures, and Health Literature Library.
It is available for download, or to search online, at https://www.carteeh.org/carteeh-literature-library/
The library contains a categorized reference list of over 500 scientific studies, and is intended as a resource for students, researchers and practitioners interested in the area of transportation, air quality, and health.
Please disseminate to anyone who may be interested. We also welcome any feedback on the tool, and suggestions for additional studies to include in future updates.
Tara Ramani, Ph.D., P.E.
Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy, and Health
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
3135 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843
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