Healthy Places Research Group Meeting: September 11, 2012

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday September 11, 2012
      7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Location: Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development Georgia Institute of Technology 760 Spring Street, Suite 213 | Atlanta, GA 30308
  • Phone: (404) 385-5133
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  • Fee(s):
    Free
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Contact

Sarah Smith sarah.smith@coa.gatech.edu 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Health & Place: How Do Our Built Environments Impact Children's Health?

Full Summary: Matthew Trowbridge is a physician and public health researcher within the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Trowbridge will be speaking on his academic research, which focuses on the impact of architecture, urban design, and transportation planning on a range of public health issues including childhood obesity, traffic safety, and emergency care.

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September Meeting 

Health & Place: How Do Our Built Environments Impact Children's Health?


 
Presenter:  

Matthew Trowbridge MD, MPH, University of Virginia, School of Medicine

  

Topic:  

Matthew Trowbridge is a physician and public health researcher within the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Trowbridge will be speaking on his academic research, which focuses on the impact of architecture, urban design, and transportation planning on a range of public health issues including childhood obesity, traffic safety, and emergency care.

 

Dr. Trowbridge currently serves as a senior advisor to the National Cancer Institute within the National Institutes for Health and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research on built environment and health issues. He acted as Chair of the Built Environment & Transportation planning subcommittee for the 2012 Centers for Disease Control's Weight of the Nation international obesity prevention conference and was recently named as the 2012-2013 Ginsberg Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council for his work to better integrate health promotion and green building. Dr. Trowbridge is board certified in both general pediatrics and preventive medicine and obtained both his medical and public health training at Emory University.

 

Date: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 | 7:30 - 9:00 AM 

Program starts promptly at 7:30.
Serving breakfast, juice, and coffee.

 
Location:
  

Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

Georgia Institute of Technology

760 Spring Street, Suite 213 | Atlanta, GA 30308

Click here for directions.
Please RSVP to sarah.smith@coa.gatech.edu.  

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  • Created By: Alexandra Frackelton
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  • Created On: Aug 28, 2012 - 1:13pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:59pm