Health Impact Assessment

Where’s the Data I Need?

By Ayesha Johnson, Senior Human Services Program Specialist, Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County The Office of Health Equity (OHE) in the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County (DOH-Hillsborough) is committed to achieving health…

APHA 2019 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is now accepting abstracts for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo. The theme of the meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health. Authors are encouraged…

The Effect of Parental Incarceration on Children’s Health: Lessons Learned from a Health Impact Assessment

By: Judi Jennings, Special Project Director, Louisville, KY The Special Project recently completed a health impact assessment (HIA) demonstrating how public health leaders, artists and criminal justice reformers can work together to assess how parental incarceration harms…

Rochester Bike Share Health Impact Assessment

Common Ground Health conducted a health impact assessment on the bike share program in Rochester, NY to analyze the impact on resident health and any barriers to access. The HIA recommended installing new bike stations in…

Funding Opportunity: Sustainably Integrating Health Considerations into Systems and Policies

The Health Impact Project is seeking proposals from partner organizations who work nationally, regionally, or at the state level focused on implementing systems and policy change to improve social determinants of health and health equity. At…

New Research Article: Health Impact Assessments Improve Stakeholder Engagement, Project Outcomes

A new research article titled “Review of Health Impact Assessments Informing Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Policies, Programs, and Projects in the United States,” was recently published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development. Based…