NIH Hosts Seminar on Promoting Health through the Built Environment
October 31, 2014
On Wednesday, November 5, the National Institutes of Health hosted a seminar “The National Prevention Strategy: Prioritizing Prevention to Improve the Nation’s Health,” part of their Translating From Clinic to Curbside Series. This seminar highlighted several examples of organizations and communities working to promote health and prevent disease through changes in the built environment. Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H., the Acting Surgeon General, provided introductory remarks.
A webcast from the seminar is posted here.
More information about the NIH Seminar Series can be found here.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Building 45 (Natcher), Balcony B
NIH Campus | Bethesda, Maryland
Rear Admiral (RADM) Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H.
Acting Surgeon General
Chair, National Prevention Council
Melissa Lim Brodowski, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.
Acting Senior Advisor for Policy and Outreach
Office of the Surgeon General
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Allen Glicksman, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Evaluation
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Rachel MacCleery, M.P.A.
Senior Vice President
Urban Land Institute
Montgomery County Planning Department