School of Urban and Regional PlanningThe University of IowaGraduate College

Health

  • Updated: 05/30/2016 8:57 am CDT
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    CHSI builds health profiles based on social indicators and physical environment. The CHSI indicators allow users to compare demographically similar population and help to create healthy lifestyles.

  • Updated: 05/30/2016 5:13 am CDT
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    The YMCA of the USA aims to bring meaningful change in individuals and communities by nurturing the potential children and teenagers, improving health and wellbeing, and supporting neighbors.

  • Updated: 05/25/2016 10:22 am CDT
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    National Association of County and City Health Offices (NACCHO) focuses on improving the public health and supporting for change for local health departments.

  • Updated: 05/18/2016 12:03 pm CDT
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    American Forests is a nonprofit that dedicates to protecting and expanding American's Forests.

  • Updated: 05/17/2016 10:47 am CDT
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    PLAN4Health supports communities to build coalitions and focuses on nutrition and physical activity. Coalitions are working to achieve health equity through policies.

  • Updated: 04/14/2016 4:47 pm CDT
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    The Air Quality Index (AQI) provides air quality data that has been translated into numbers and colors that help people understand how clean or polluted your outdoor air is. 

  • Updated: 03/23/2016 1:06 am CDT
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    The Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse provides resources and news related to community design and health.

  • Updated: 03/22/2016 9:12 pm CDT
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    Community Commons Website provides maps, data, and tools for people to explore community health.

  • Updated: 03/22/2016 6:42 pm CDT
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    The Growing Food Connections Website not only contains essential food systems reader, which is a collection of published resources related to community food production, community food security, and community food connections, but also includes local government food policy database provided a collection of local policies that support community food systems.

  • Updated: 03/22/2016 6:04 pm CDT
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    The objective of the Active Living Research is to work with governments and the private sector to build activity-friendly communities.

  • Updated: 03/22/2016 5:17 pm CDT
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    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working to expand health coverage to creating healthy communities and to help everyone in America have an equal opportunity to live a healthy life.

  • Updated: 12/21/2015 12:19 am CST
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    The AARP Livability Index defines the meaning of livability and rates the livability of any neighborhood.

  • Updated: 12/20/2015 11:42 pm CST
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    The AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities was launched in 2012 and operates under the World Health Organization's Age-Friendly Cities and Community Program. The website includes introduction of the program, steps of implementation of the project.

  • Updated: 12/20/2015 9:52 pm CST
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    The CNU Health Districts Project website includes introduction of the project and a link for additional resources such as academic research, books, and articles.

  • Updated: 12/20/2015 1:46 pm CST
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    Research, reports, and toolkit that emphasize connections between the design of our built environments and health have been released by ULI.

  • Updated: 12/20/2015 11:18 am CST
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    The ASLA – Healthy and Livable Communities website provides resources, projects, research, and organization for public health and community design.

  • Updated: 12/20/2015 1:53 am CST
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    AIA – Design and Health website introduces resources for design & health for promoting human health through design.

  • Updated: 05/25/2016 10:31 am CDT
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    The Star Rating System website includes the introduction of the rating system, provides framework for communities to follow, and offers latest news.

  • Updated: 12/19/2015 7:39 pm CST
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    The Planning and Community Health Center website provides featured projects and news.

  • Updated: 12/19/2015 7:23 pm CST
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    The Healthy Homes website includes resources such as publications, tools and training.

  • Updated: 12/19/2015 4:50 pm CST
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    The CDC - Transportation & Health contains recommendations for improving health through transportation policy, and a link for transportation health impact assessment toolkit.

  • Updated: 12/19/2015 4:30 pm CST
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    The Built Environment Assessment Tool website includes the definition of built environment, the introduction of the tool and tool manual.

  • Updated: 12/19/2015 4:30 pm CST
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    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention website provides resources, news, and links for health planning tools.