Panel and Networking: Designing Healthy Communities - Collaborative Research Opportunities

Wed, August 30 at 9:30 - 11:30 am
JHU East Baltimore campus, JHSPH's Wolfe Street Building
Anna Baetjer Room (W1030)

615 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205

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.

Coffee, tea, and muffins/bagels will be provided. 


9:30 am        Welcoming remarks from Kirsten Koehler, Associate Professor, Dept Environmental Health & Engineering and Co-Lead of the Environmental Challenges Work Group

9:40 am        Panel introductions, presentations and Q&A

10:50 am      Networking sessions: three networking sessions of 10 minutes each will be held

11:20 am       Closing remarks by Megan Latshaw, Co-Lead of the Environmental Challenges Work Group


Panel Speakers

Moderator: Kirsten Koehler
Associate Professor, Dept Environmental Health & Engineering
Brian Schwartz
Professor, Dept of Environmental Health & Engineering

Sauleh Siddiqui
Assistant Professor, Dept of Civil Engineering

Lindsay Thompson
Associate Professor, Carey Business School

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I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
— Robert Redford, Yosemite National Park dedication, 1985