April 5, 2018 to April 6, 2018

7:00 pm / 4:00 am

UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Designing Healthy Communities Symposium, April 6th, 9:00a – 6:00p

Friday April 6, 2018, will feature a free, all-day Symposium where we’ll convene the authors from the groundbreaking book, Urban Sprawl and Public Health. We’ll explore scientific, community, policy, and practice perspectives on the past, present and future of the field of built environment and health.


Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH, HonAIA, HonASLA | UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Howard Frumkin, DrPH, MD, MPH | University of Washington School of Public Health

Lawrence Frank, PhD | Urban Design 4 Health 

Michael Jerrett, PhD | UCLA Environmental Health Sciences Department and UCLA Center for Occupational & Environmental Health

Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, PhD | Luskin School of Public Affairs

Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPH | UCLA Department of Family Medicine and UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America

Charles Brown, MPA | Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Deborah Cohen, MD, MPH | RAND Corporation

Paul Ong, PhD | Urban Planning, Social Welfare, and Asian American Studies

Seleta Reynolds | Los Angeles Department of Transportation

Renee Fortier | UCLA Transportation & Event Services

Ramon Mendez | Enterprise Community Partners

Rosemary Veniegas, PhD | California Community Foundation

Brian Cole, DrPH | UCLA Center for Health Advancement 

Robert Garcia | The City Project

and more!

We also thank and acknowledge our co-sponsors of the Designing Healthy Communities Symposium: