11.156 Healthy Cities: Assessing Health Impacts of Policies and Plans


Class Info

Examines the built, psychosocial, economic, and natural environment factors that affect health behaviors and outcomes. Introduces tools designed to integrate public health considerations into policymaking and planning. Provides extensive practical training in the application of health impact assessment (HIA) methodology, which brings a health lens to policy, budgeting, and planning debates. Emphasizes health equity and healthy cities. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 30.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.156 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Arcaya.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays in 9-450.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Healthy Cities: Assessing Health Impacts of Policies and Plans site or on the 11.156 Stellar site.

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