Participants will discuss:
- The state of HIA practice in MA
- Examples of Massachusetts HIA case studies and their impacts, and,
- An agenda to advance HIA practice in Massachusetts
This full day conference is NOT an HIA training, but will build upon information gathered from three regional trainings designed to expose a wide variety of stakeholders to HIA and generate potential topic ideas for HIA.
Space is limited so register today!
>>>The Conference will be held on Thursday, December 8th, Registration is Open Now! Click Here to Register.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Ave. #100 Boston, MA 02210
Keynote Speaker: Jeanne Ayers, Assistant Commissioner Minnesota Department of Health
Jeanne F. Ayers was appointed in January 2011 to serve as assistant commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health. As assistant commissioner, Ayers is responsible for overseeing the department’s Center for Health Equity and the Health Improvement Bureau. Prior to her appointment, Ayers served as director of nursing and preventive services at the University of Minnesota Boynton Health Service. She also launched and directed the Healthy Heartland Initiative, a partnership of six community organizations in Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Minnesota dedicated to building capacity and leadership to affect public policy to assure health equity and healthy communities.
Contact: Kathleen McCabe, Health Resources in Action
The Health Impact Assessment training series and full-day conference is provided free-of-charge to participants with generous funding provided by the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the PEW Charitable Trusts.
This conference and training series are made possible by a collaboration between the Boston Public Health Commission, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Partners for a Healthier Community, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Health Resources in Action, and Human Impact Partners.