It is for people in the health professional field and for people in other fields with an
interest in HIA.
Arthur M. Wendel, M.D., M.P.H.
Healthy Community Design Initiative
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Hwy, MS F-60
Atlanta GA 30341
REGISTER NOW for the Inaugural National Health Impact Assessment Meeting in Washington
D.C., April 3-4, 2012. Organized with help from CDC's Healthy Community Design
for information and to register for the meeting.
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Of Sheryl Gross-Glaser
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Subject: Re: [H+T--Friends] Health Impact Assessment 101: An Introduction to the Practice
Hi Eloisa and others,
I am curious whether this is a webinar that is designed only for public health
professionals or whether it is also for people in other fields who might use HIAs.
Does anyone know?
On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Eloisa Raynault
Hello again - Another item that may be of interest.
Health Resources in Action (www.hria.org<http://www.hria.org>
) presents "Health
Impact Assessment 101: An Introduction to the Practice"
Presenter: Lindsay Rosenfeld, ScD ScM, Research Scientist, Brandeis University, Heller
School for Social Policy and Management
When: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012; 10 - 11:30 a.m. Eastern
Learn more and register at: http://tinyurl.com/HIA101
- To give participants an overview of what health impact assessment (HIA) is and how it
can be used
- To increase knowledge and skills for practitioners to conduct HIAs
- To provide opportunities for our six New England states to network and learn from each
other's experiences with HIA
Lindsay E. Rosenfeld is a social epidemiologist with research interests in program and
policy design that focus on the health impacts of "nonhealth" policies and
programs, particularly concerning the built environment, urban planning and design,
housing, neighborhoods, education, (im)migration, and health literacy. Throughout her
career she has served in numerous research, policy, teaching, and community social-service
capacities - passionate about translating research into policy. Dr. Rosenfeld has varied
experience with Health Impact Assessment, including participating in two Massachusetts
Child Health Impact Assessments (2005, 2006) concerning the MA Rental Voucher Program and
LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program). Most recently, she served as a
reviewer on the newly-released National Research Council report: Improving Health in the
United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment. Dr. Rosenfeld earned her
bachelor's degree in women's studies from Brown University and both her
master's degree and doctorate in public health from the Harvard School of Public
Also, Health Resources in Action will conduct a 1-day conference titled "Exploring
the Promise and Practice of Health Impact Assessments: A New England Conference" for
up to 60 individuals from New England states on May 31st in Worchester, MA. Registration
details will be available soon.
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