Health & the City

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“Health and the City: Integrating Urban Planning and Public Health,” is a one-day workshop that will take place at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on December 7, 2007 from 9am – 1.30


(with a bus tour to follow from 1.30 – 4.00



This student-initiated workshop will bring together a panel of experts whose diverse work in urban studies can help us recognize links, connect concepts, and articulate an integrated perspective on urban public health.

We are proud of having confirmed a list of excellent speakers and discussants, including:

The workshop’s goals may be found here.

To register for the workshop, please click here, or simply download the registration form (Microsoft Word .doc format) and return it as an attachment here.

We are also pleased to invite you to join us on a two-and-a-half hour afternoon bus tour (via deluxe motor coach) of key sites of interest in the city of Baltimore with Neil Hertz, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University. (To join us on the bus tour, please RSVP.)

We encourage you to register soon, as space is limited. Please feel free, however, to forward this invitation to colleagues who may be interested in this event.

We very much hope you will be able to join us for what is sure to be a stimulating discussion.

Health & the City is co-sponsored by the JHSPH Department of Health, Behavior & Society and Student Assembly, and supported by HBSSO, SPARC, SOURCE, and UHI.