PRACTITIONER WORKSHOP 2021

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Dates: December 1-2, 2021

Time: 11 am – 1 pm ET each day


Members: Click here to access videos of both day's proceedings and a compilation of links/resources referenced during the event.

December 1


Panel Conversation: HIA and HIAP, The Past and Present. Explore recent trends in HIA and HiAP practice with leaders in the field. 

Speakers: Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH, Vice Dean for Faculty and Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthRuth Lindberg, MPH, MUP, Project Director, Health Impact Project

Facilitated by Sandra Whitehead, Assistant Professor and Director at the Sustainable Urban Planning Program and George Washington University; SOPHIA President 


Lightning Talks

Bringing HIA to Brownfields, Samantha Shattuck, Public Health Specialist, Pegasus Technical Services, c/o EPA ORD

Evolution of HIA at Los Angeles County Public Health, Will Nicholas, Director, Center for Health Impact Evaluation, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.


December 2


Panel Conversation: The Future of HIA and HiAP. Explore where the field is potentially headed with three practitioners that have adapted HIA-like tools to their community and organizational contexts

Speakers: Judy Goforth Parker, Commissioner of Health Policy, The Chickasaw Nation; Abe Moland, Health and Transportation Impact Planner, Clackamas County; Hannah Hardy, Manager Chronic Disease &Injury Prevention Program, Allegheny County Health Department

Facilitated by Sandra Whitehead, Assistant Professor and Director at the Sustainable Urban Planning Program and George Washington University; SOPHIA President

Lightning Talks

The Road from HIA to Story Map at the Intersection of Green Infrastructure and Health, Justicia Rhodus, Assistant On-site Technical Manager/HIA Support Lead, Pegasus Technical Services c/o U.S. EPA

Hosting a Health Impact Assessment Case Competition, Kim Khoo, MPH, Medical Student and Research Trainee, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


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