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Dr. Richard Jackson: Built Environment And Public Health

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We all know about America’s obesity epidemic. We know about elevated incidences of asthma, diabetes and heart disease. In many cases, we’ve been blaming the food we eat but could it be the way we build? Dr. Richard Jackson from UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health believes the way America has been built - with sprawling suburban environments could be the culprit.  He expands on that and offers some solutions.

Event
"We Are What We Build - Building for Health," April 8, 7:00 p.m., free and open to the public. RSVPs requested.

Guest
Dr. Richard J. Jackson
- Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health