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  • 20 April 2006

    Seminar Series 2 Lecture 5 - Dr Howard Frumkin

    Location: Glasgow

    Howard Frumkin MD, DrPH, Director, National Center for Environmental Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention: 'Urban vision and public health: designing and building wholesome places'

    Key ideas:

    • Urban design and planning impacts on health and wellbeing
    • Designing urban spaces and communities to improve health and wellbeing
    • Sedentary lifestyles, calorific intake, disease and illness
    • Land use planning and health
    • Traffic, air pollution, climate change and health
    • Social processes associated with urban sprawl
    • Social capital and urban sprawl
    • Smart growth

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