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As cities around the world adapt to rapid urbanization, attention to the health of urban populations is critical. Conversations on Urban Health with Dr. Yonette Thomas is the only podcast focusing exclusively on the broad factors of urban health. We understand the health challenges and opportunities in urban environments are complex. If you are a researcher, educator, policymaker, practitioner, community leader, or urban health advocate, these conversations will resonate with you. Our guests ...
 
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Dr. David Vlahov, the founding President of ISUH, provides a history of the ISUH and gives context for its future directions. From its inception in 2002 and its first conference in Toronto, ISUH is intended to create a dialogue to define urban health. Over time the annual conferences provide an opportunity for members to connect. The first conferen…
 
Dr. Tsouros is a leading international expert with 30 years of experience in the fields of health policy, urban health and healthy cities, inter-sectoral governance and health in all policies, social determinants of health and equity and health promotion. His Global Healthy Cities initiative is focused on providing leadership and engagement for mun…
 
Professor Nguendo-Yongsi is the President-Elect of ISUH. Professor Nguendo-Yongsi is an Urban Health Influencer. He has been involved in the ISUH for several years and will be working with us to lead the organization into a sustainable future. He is a strong advocate for engaging African scholars in the ISUH global network of urban health thinkers …
 
Dr. Blessing MBeru is an ISUH Board member and a lead for the Africa Workgroup. In this podcast, Dr. MBeru believes that his role on the board is to help deepen ISUH’s role and work in Africa where urbanization is a major demographic event that creates many challenging issues related to health. The growth of urban informal settlements has created a…
 
Dr. Olga Lucia Sarmiento Dueñas is a member of the ISUH Board. She is a member of the Latin American Urban Health Network and is a member of the executive committee in that network. The LAC Network consists of people and researchers who live in Latin America as well as researchers in the U.S. who work on Latin American issues. She is a physician ep…
 
Professor Giles-Corti is a public health academic and has been working in the built environment and health space for two decades. Most of her research is with sectors outside of health – urban planners, landscape architects, etc. She is really pleased to see that the health sector is getting into the built environment and health area. Her work has …
 
Professor Birch is trained as a city planner focused on building cities of lasting value. She points out that health is a very important aspect of that value. A community of lasting value is a community in which its inhabitants lead healthy productive lives. Mental health and physical health are equally important for lasting healthy cities. The fie…
 
Dr. Jason Corburn is a member of the ISUH Board. He is committed to engaged scholarship, by which he means using research and academic resources to promote change, particularly social justice. He sees ISUH as a critical organization because it brings together people from around the world doing specific activities related to urban health. His joinin…
 
Dana’s and Jose’s collaboration will be presented at the ICUH in Kampala, Uganda in November 2018. Their goal is to influence urban health dialogue between health decision makers and urban health scientists by creating datasets to map areas in slum boundaries where infrastructure is insecure, and health is tenable. They will help to provide estimat…
 
Dr. Sainath Banerjee has been an ISUH Board member over the past year. Being a board member is quite exciting for him because of the scope and nature of the task. He sees his participation in ISUH enabling him to have global impact. He is currently co-leading the community solutions workgroup. This workgroup proposes to share local community soluti…
 
In this first episode, Dr. Thomas talks about the purpose of these Conversations on Urban Health and how they are intended to serve as a stimulus for engaging members, highlighting the work of “Urban Health Influencers,” and generating new ideas for future activities. Yonette is a founding board member of the ISUH (International Society for Urban H…
 
In this closing episode, Dr. Yonette Thomas and Host Mark Sylvester talk about the 11 amazing conversations for Season 1. It is a sampling of what it is to come. Season 1 began with a historical overview of the organization and the progressed into what the ISUH can do and will do going forward. Dr. David Vlahov, the founding president gave this his…
 
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