Healthy Places Research Group Meeting

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Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD)

cqgrd@design.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: The Healthy Places Research Group (HPRG), which meets monthly September – May, is a collaborative effort of individuals interested in exploring the relationship between health and the built environment.

Full Summary: The Healthy Places Research Group (HPRG), formed in 2003, is a collaborative effort of individuals interested in exploring the relationship between health and the built environment. Join us monthly from September to May to discuss issues, exchange information, and hear presentations pertaining to health policy, impacts, and the built environment. Meetings are open to the public.
 

What Is the Healthy Places Research Group?

The Healthy Places Research Group (HPRG), formed in 2003, is a collaborative effort of individuals interested in exploring the relationship between health and the built environment. The HPRG meets once a month from September to May to discuss issues, exchange information, and hear presentations pertaining to health policy, impacts, and the built environment. Participation is open to anyone interested in exploring the characteristics and advancement of healthy places.

The contributions of this innovative program were recognized by PEDS in 2004 and 2005 with the Golden Shoe Award for work that makes the Atlanta region a better place to walk.

The Group includes individuals from:

  • Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development (CQGRD)
  • School of City and Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
  • Institute of Public Health at Georgia State University
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Local and state public health officials, community leaders, and interested residents.

Participation is open to anyone interested in exploring the characteristics and advancement of healthy places. To learn more about HPRG, sign up to receive HPRG emails.

 

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CQGRD - Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

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  • Created By: Angelika Braig
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  • Created On: Jun 12, 2017 - 4:18pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017 - 9:25am