11.356 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.

11.356 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by M. Arcaya.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the Urban Studies and Planning (Course 11) < MIT site or on the 11.356 Stellar site.

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