"Designing Healthy Communities" - Collaborative Reserach Opportunities


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205


August 30, 2017
9:30am – 11:30am

Please RSVP at: http://e2shi.jhu.edu/events/article/designing_healthy_communities_panel

Event Summary

The Environmental Challenges Work Group of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative invites you to a panel discussion on multidisciplinary research examining how we might improve community design in order to improve health outcomes. The panel will explore how the research can help to inform policy and practice in areas such as housing, energy, water, planning and more. Networking sessions will follow for in-depth discussions.

Panelists include:

  • Brian Schwartz, Professor, Dept of Environmental Health & Engineering
  • Lindsay Thompson, Associate Professor, Carey Business School
  • Sauleh Siddiqui, Assistant Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering.

Moderated by Kirsten Koehler, Associate Professor, Dept of Environmental Health & Engineering.


Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...



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