#55 Planning the Healthy City

Number of papers - 12, including:

The Healthy Communities Agenda: How We Can Work Together
Richard J. Jackson, Professor & Chair, Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health

Fighting Obesity with Patterns of Place-Making: the SLIM DOWNtown Project in Manhattan, KS
Susanne Siepl-Coates, Dept. of Architecture, Kansas State University

Do “Smart” Places have Less Urban Health Penalty?
Yingling Fan Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Health and Nature in the Urban Environment
Dee Merriam, Community Planner, Nat. Center for Environmental Health, CDC

Promoting Place-Based Strategies to Encourage Healthy Living: LA County
Garg, S; Phillips, Z; Franco, L; Armbruster, J., LA County Public Health

Active Living by Design in Portland, Oregon
Noelle G. Dobson, MPH, Oregon’s Public Health Institute, Portland, OR

Opportunity for Improving Equity: The Built Environment and the Social Gradient in Health
John C. Hu, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Building a City-Level Fitness Index: American College of Sports Medicine’s American Fitness IndexTM Program
Chamness, BE; Zollinger, TW; Muegge, CM; Ainsworth, BE; Thompson, WR.

Food and Health: The Missing Ingredients in Australia’s Metropolitan Planning
Trevor Budge, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Australia

Urban Planners’ Knowledge of Health and Wellbeing: a New Zealand Perspective
Kerrie Duncan, Policy Analyst, Public Health Advisory Committee; Robin Kearns, Public Health Advisory Committee Member, New Zealand Urban Environments and Health Project

Designing for Social Health – Origin, Genesis and Potentials of “Documenta Urbana”
Sandra Dotlic, Architecture, Town Planning, Kassel University, Germany

Health, Architecture and the Pursuit of Community
Valerie A. Lane, Vint & Associates, Architects, Tucson, AZ


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