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Richard Jackson Book Celebration and Alumni Mixer

November 15, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The UCLA Department of Urban Planning invites you to a reception to meet Dr. Richard Jackson to celebrate the publication of his new books and mix/mingle with faculty, students and alumni Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPHProfessor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences, and Professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Urban Planning at UCLA   MAKING HEALTHY PLACES: DESIGNING AND BUILDING FOR HEALTH, WELL-BEING AND SUSTAINABILITYAndrew Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, and Richard Jackson, Editors, Island Press, August 2011This book provides a follow-up to  Urban Sprawl and Public Health (2004) which  sparked a range of inquiries into the connections between constructed environments  and the health of residents.   Making Healthy Places offers a fresh and comprehensive look at this vital subject today and presents a diagnosis of-and offers treatment for-problems related to the built environment. DESIGNING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES(with Stacy Sinclair), Jossey Bass, October 2011Designing Healthy Communities, the companion book to the public television documentary which will air in January 2012, highlights how we design the built environment and its potential for addressing and preventing many of the nation’s devastating childhood and adult health concerns.  


November 15, 2011
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Room 4371 Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States