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Emerald Necklace Conservancy 2019 Annual Meeting: Parks & Health Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, Simmons University
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA
April 8, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Price: Free
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Join us at our 2019 Annual Meeting as we explore the intersections of parks and health with several engaging speakers. Also, hear from President Karen Mauney-Brodek as we recap the success of our 20th Anniversary year and share our plans for 2019 and beyond.

Presentations will be followed by a Q&A with our speakers and a reception.

Speakers include:

Sarah Jensen Carr
Assistant Professor of Architecture, Urbanism, and Landscape at Northeastern University
Carr’s teaching and research focuses on the connections between landscape, human health, urban ecology and design. She will share her research on Frederick Law Olmsted’s professional background in public health and how it influenced his work.

Angela Cleveland, AICP
Director of Client Services, Kim Lundgren Associates
President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association
Angela will discuss her work on a Health Impact Assessment of the social, environmental and economic benefits of planting street trees.

Wendy Heiger-Bernays, PhD
Clinical Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Peter James, ScD
Assistant Professor, Division of Chronic Disease Research across the Lifecourse (CoRAL), Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Nora Moreno Cargie
Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Tufts Health Plan
President, Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Emerald Necklace Conservancy 2019 Annual Meeting: Parks & Health