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Good planning, good health: An interview with Rajiv Bhatia
Metroscape
  • Vivek Shandas, Portland State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2008
Subjects
  • Rajiv Bhatia-- Interviews,
  • Land use -- Planning -- Effect on public health,
  • Health impact assessment,
  • Public health planning -- Oregon
Abstract
Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH, is the Director of Occupational and Environmental Health for the San Francisco Department of Public Health. He is also a faculty member at both the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine and the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health. He is a founding member of the Health and Social Justice Committee for the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Nationally recognized for leadership in developing the health impact assessment tool, Bhatia thinks poor health resulting from social factors can be combatted by cooperation among health officials, policy makers, and the public. He was recently interviewed in San Francisco by Metroscape's Vivek Shandas.
Description

Includes "Local initiatives in healthy planning" by Merilee D. Karr.

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/6896
Citation Information
Bhatia, Rajiv, "Good planning, good health" (2008 Metroscape, Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University)