On May 11, 2001, from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Vulnerable Populations Portfolio hosted a roundtable discussion among experts in the fields of housing and neighborhoods, violence prevention, and the growing use of health impact assessments to determine the health implications of community development and other programs and policies. This webinar was the third in a series to examine the non-medical factors that shape health.
The webinar provided highlights from topical issue briefs and specific examples from communities to address such questions as:
David Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H, professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, moderated the discussion with an expert panel that included:
Webinar Series: This webinar was the third in a three-part series exploring how conditions where we live, learn, work and play affect our health. Use the hashtag #healthissocial to continue the conversation on Twitter.
This series built on the work of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America. Learn more about the Commission’s 10 recommendations by downloading the Commission’s report, Beyond Health Care: New Directions to a Healthier America.