Communities, Healthy People: Exploring Public Health And The Built
Environment” Symposium To Be Held At The University Of Virginia
January 28, 2004 --
WHO: Dr. Richard Jackson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Planning Symposium – “Healthy Communities,
Healthy People: Exploring Public Health and the Built Environment”
Feb. 20, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Hall, Room 153
Communities, Healthy People,” a symposium sponsored
by U.Va.’s Department of Urban and Environmental
Planning in the School of Architecture, will be presented
Feb. 20. The symposium will explore the many important
how we plan and design our built environment — buildings,
neighborhoods, cities — and the healthfulness of
these environments for residents and the public in general.
Arthur “Tim” Garson, dean of U.Va.’s
Medical School, and Karen Van Lengen, dean of the University’s
Architecture School, will lead with opening remarks.
1 p.m., Dr. Richard Jackson of the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention will give the Dean’s Forum
Lecture and keynote address, “The New Public
9:45 a.m., the Robert L. Plavnick Lecture, “Community
Planning for Physical Activity: Designing Active
Neighborhoods, Active Communities,” led by Reid Ewing
of the University of Maryland.
2:15 p.m., the Robert DeVoursney Lecture, “Crime, Violence
and Accident Prevention,” presented by
Diane Zahm of Virginia Tech, and Richard Bonnie,
professor of law and former chairman
of the National Academy of Science Committee
on Injury Prevention and Control.
5 p.m., Maurice Cox, U.Va. professor of architecture,
will give closing remarks, followed by the
opening of a special student exhibit, “Healthy
Communities, Healthy People: Exploring Public
Health and the Built Environment,” on
display from Feb. 20 through 26.
event is free and open to the public. For
information on lunch costs or to make reservations,
Hall at (434)
or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
more information, visit the Web site http://www.virginia.edu/arch and select “News & Events.”
Derry Wade, (434) 982-2921 or Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629