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California Healthy Cities’ and Communities Speakers Forum

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Come hear Dr.Jason Corburn, author of “Toward the Healthy City: People, Places, and the Politics of Urban Planning”, discuss his book and work bridging planning and public health.His research focuses on the links between environmental health and social justice in cities, notions of expertise in science-based policy making, and the role of local knowledge in addressing environmental and public health problems. The Forum will include a presentation, reaction panel with question and answer session, and networking opportunities.

Registration is Free.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Jason Corburn, Ph.D., M.C.P. Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California Berkeley

Reaction Panel:

  • Rajiv Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H. Director of Occupational and Environmental Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health
  • Jeff Ritterman, M.D. Vice Mayor, City of Richmond, CA and Chief of Cardiology, Kaiser Richmond Medical Center
  • Joan Twiss, M.A. Executive Director, Center for Civic Partnerships, Public Health Institute

Networking lunch to follow presentations.


Event time: 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Event Location: The California Endowment 1111 Broadway 7th floor Oakland, CA 94607


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