Webinar: Tools for Building Bridges Towards Better Health

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March 25, 2015

This webinar was hosted jointly through the Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse, the American Planning Association, and the America Public Health Association, to provide practitioners with insight into three new tools that can help design healthy communities:

  • The Georgia Institute of Technology's Atlanta Neighborhood Quality of Life and Health Dashboard
  • The Environmental Protection Agency's EnviroAtlas
  • The Urban Land Institute's Building Healthy Places Toolkit


  • Nisha Botchwey, PhD, MPH, MCRP, Associate Professor at the Georgia Tech School of City and Regional Planning
  • Laura Jackson, PhD, Research Biologist at the U.S. EPA's Office of Research and Development
  • Sara Hammerschmidt, Senior Research Associate at ULI

Moderated by Matthew Trowbridge, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Associate Research Director at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.



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Georgia Institute of Technology
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Atlanta, GA 30332

The Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse was supported by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Office of the National Prevention Strategy and Healthy Community Design Program and made possible through additional support from the American Public Health Association, the National Network of Public Health Institutes, and the American Planning Association's Planning and Community Health Research Center. Interested in adding to and supporting the Clearinghouse? Contact the Clearinghouse at bephc@gatech.edu.