Place & Health
ICUH 2016

April 1-2, 2016

ISUH and AAG joint Symposium on “GEOGRAPHY AND URBAN HEALTH”

THEMES:

  •  Spatializing Health: Geography, GI Science and Urban Health
  • Urban Health – Health-Geography for Sustainable Urban Development
  • Geography & Urban Health: Collaborating to Advance Sustainable Urban Transitions

April 3-4, 2016

ISUH International Conference on Urban Health: Place and Health

THEMES:

  • Global Initiatives Advancing Urban Health
  • Placed Based Actions to Prevent Disease and Promote Health in Cities
  • Lessons Learned from LMICS for Advancing a Culture of Health in the US
  • Evidence from Action in Policy and Programs for Urban Health

Video Highlights

Joint ISUH-AAG Welcome Plenary Friday, April 1, 2016

 

Douglas Richardson, Executive Director, American Association of Geographers | Shamim Hayder Talukder, President, International Society for Urban Health. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Eminence | Jo Ivey Boufford, President, The New York Academy of Medicine | Andy Haines, Professor of Public Health and Primary Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Chair, The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health | Mei-Po Kwan, Professor, Geography & Geographic Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign | Alex Ross, Director, World Health Organization Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan

 
 
ICUH 2016: ISUH Welcome


Shamim Hayder Talukder, President, International Society for Urban Health Founder. Chief Executive Officer, Eminence | David Vlahov, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Urban Health | A.E. Md. Muhiuddin Osmani, Joint Chief, Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh | Jose Gabriel Siri, Research Fellow, United Nations University (UNU) | Jo Ivey Boufford, for IAMP, President, The New York Academy of Medicine

SPONSOR REMARKS
Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation | Tracy Orleans, Senior Scientist, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

 
 
ICUH 2016: Plenary - Global Ideas for US Solutions to Advance a Culture of Health


CHAIR
Tracy Orleans, Senior Scientist, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

PANELISTS
Olga L. Sarmiento, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad de los Andes | Shamim Hayder Talukder, President, International Society for Urban Health. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Eminence | Sandra J. Winter, Director, Wellness Living Laboratory/Research Associate, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine | Rajesh Anandan, Senior Vice President UNICEF Ventures, Co-creator UNICEF Kid Power, Co-founder ULTRA Testing | Isabella Aboderin, Senior Research Scientist and Head, Program on Aging and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, African Population Health Research Center (APHRC), Nairobi, Kenya

DISCUSSANT
Benjamin K. Chu, Executive Vice President, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc., Group President, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Georgia Regions. President, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

 

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