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Friday, October 13 • 13:00 - 14:30
Workshop: Place as an Upstream Determinant of Health

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Interdisciplinary researchers lead a workshop that explores how urban design shapes what we eat, how much we exercise, and more. 

During this workshop three interdisciplinary researchers will share the latest insights on how place influences our diets, physical activity, and health, using novel techniques such as GIS and GPS. After reviewing the evidence, participants will discuss policies and techniques that can be used to change behavior and improve outcomes through placemaking, planning, and other city-building tools.

Moderators
avatar for Charlotte Cammelbeeck

Charlotte Cammelbeeck

Project Manager, Urban Planner, Municipality of The Hague
Urban planner Charlotte Cammelbeeck specializes in the relationship between urban design and active aging and currently works for the municipality of The Hague.

Presenters
avatar for Jeroen Lakerveld

Jeroen Lakerveld

Senior Researcher, VU University Medical Center
Jeroen is a senior researcher at VU University Medical Center, whose work is focused individual and environmental determinants of lifestyle behaviours and chronic disease risk. He is also an epidemiologist and senior researcher with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics... Read More →
avatar for Joreintje Mackenbach

Joreintje Mackenbach

Postdoctoral Researcher, VU University Medical Center
Joreintje Mackenbach is a registered epidemiologist and researcher at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Amsterdam Public Health research institute, based at the VU University Medical Center. Joreintje has a background in Health Sciences (Policy & Management... Read More →


Friday October 13, 2017 13:00 - 14:30
PDZ Floor 2: Workspace Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Attendees (37)