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Friday, March 10 • 09:15 - 10:15
Building cities and changing health: lessons from Smart Cities, Healthy Kids research

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How we build cities and how cities shapes the lives of citizens continues to feed our imagination and to inspire action. Recent years have seen health researchers and practitioners join the chorus of those advocating for more livable, age-friendly and health-promoting cities. In this talk, I present some evidence linking the built environment to health consequences, and consider policy actions informed by this evidence. I will showcase examples of built environment research and policy actions in the city of Saskatoon, and share insights learned from this work.


Nazeem Muhajarine

Dr. Muhajarine is a social epidemiologist, academic and mentor with a passion for investigating family and neighbourhood contextual influences in children and promoting action on this knowledge. His research expertise and interest include population health and primary care intervention... Read More →

Friday March 10, 2017 09:15 - 10:15 CST
Salon A 405 20th St E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 6X6