Connections Between Public Health and Community Design

Washington, DC (January 29, 2007)- Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association, is a well-known leader, practitioner and administrator in the world of public health. Here, he talks about the connections between land use and public health, and the important role that community design plays in protecting and improving health. In addition, he discusses ways public health practitioners can bring value to discussions in partnership with those engaged on designing and building more livable communities.

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About the Smart Growth Speaker Series
The Smart Growth Speaker Series hosts speakers on a monthly basis to describe this new development paradigm, explore specific approaches, to foster dialog, and identify opportunities for positive change in growth and development patterns. Event sponsors are the Smart Growth Network, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Building Museum. The series, which is free to the public, is held at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street N.W, Washington D.C. (Judiciary Square Metro). Registration not required.
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