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Event Presentations

These presentations are from events that Design for Health (DFH) held in Minnesota featuring national and international experts.

  • Safe Routes to School and School Siting
  • Comprehensive Planning for Healthy Cities and Communities
  • Safety and Public Spaces
  • Health Impact Assessment
  • Active Transportation and Facility Planning
  • Accounting for Health in Planning Policy
  • Health Impact Assessment Training Session
  • Implementing Health into Planning

The DFH event series concluded in September 2007. Click here to view speaker titles.

Safe Routes to School and School Siting

Comprehensive Planning for Health Cities and Communities

  • Marya Morris 
    Integrating Planning and Public Health: Policies, Tools, and Strategies to Create Healthy Places (8.98 MB)
  • Matthew Raimi 
    LEED-ND: A Performance-Based Rating System for Community Design, Health, and the Environment (5.9 MB)

Safety and Public Spaces

  • Kristen Day
    Fear and Safety in Public Spaces (23 MB. This file is very large and may take a few minutes to download)
  • Wendy Sarkissian
    Safety Issues in Neighborhood Space: Summary of Tools to Increase Perceived Safety (52 MB. This file is very large and may take a few minutes to download)

Health Impact Assessment

Active Transportation and Facility Planning

Accounting for Health in Planning Policy

  • Jonathan Levine
    Walkable Development Is Not a Drug (9.56 MB)
  • James F. Durrett
    Atlanta – Coming to Grips with Growth: The Evolving Health Connection (9.42 MB)

Health Impact Assessment Training Session

  • For a newer version of the following three presentations, please see Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Presentations.
  • Carissa Schively
    HIA Preliminary Checklist
  • Ann Forsyth
    HIA Rapid Assessment
  • Kevin Krizek
    HIA Threshold Analysis

Implementing Health into Planning

  • Anne Bikle
    Case Study: On-the-Ground Views, King County, Washington (1.02 MB)
  • Reid Ewing
    Coordinating Land Use and Transportation (and Traffic Safety) (9.50 MB)
  • Anthony Flint
    Implementing Sustainable Development Policies in Massachusetts (1.32 MB)
  • Kami Pothukuchi 
    Community and Regional Food Planning: A resource for healthy people, communities and environments (7.35 MB)
  • Ian Lockwood 
    Transportation Prescription for Healthy Communities (11.25 MB) 

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