Jackson is an engaging speaker and a scholar whose work has reached a national audience through his role as author, host and narrator of the Public Broadcasting Service series Designing Healthy Communities.Tickets are available now for the dinner and presentation, which will be held at the Michigan Union in Ann Arbor.
"Jackson's work is particularly relevant to Ann Arbor and southeast
Michigan as communities work to improve their transit systems, develop
local food systems, reenergize downtowns and neighborhoods, and make
their streets more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists," according to Ecology Center director Michael Garfield.
Jackson, one of the country’s most influential scholars on environmental health
and its role in the design of sustainable communities, is professor and
chair of the Department of Environmental Health at the University of
California, Los Angeles School of Public Health.
pediatrician and public health physician, Dr. Jackson has had a
distinguished career calling attention to environmental risks and their
impact on our health," according to the Heinz Award citation. "His
latest work has sparked a national conversation on the relationship
between rising health risks and the way we design our communities."
The event will include a reception and dinner. To purchase tickets, click here. For more information on becoming a sponsor or host, contact Jenn Ketz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EcoLink — Sept 2012 Ecolink An online publication of the Ecology Center