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Health Affairs Event: Culture of Health: Housing and Health

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Eastern
  • W Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Debbie Boylan
Phone: 301-347-3910

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Since 2015, Health Affairs has published work related to a "Culture of Health." With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on November 7 we will highlight a subset of that work focused on the relationship between housing and health at a convening in Washington, DC.

Featuring panels of authors who have contributed to this work and practitioners who are meeting the challenges in communities, you are invited to join us for a robust discussion of how of community and place play an important role in promoting health and preventing disease.

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Place: W Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Breakfast will be served.


David Adler
Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robin Clark
Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health and of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, on "Infants Exposed To Homelessness: Health, Health Care Use, And Health Spending From Birth To Age Six"

Bob Cowell
City Manager, Roanoke, Virginia

Kacie Dragan
Lead Analyst, Wagner Policies for Action Hub, NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, on "Gentrification and the Health of Low-Income Children in New York City"

Erica Eliason
PhD Student, Columbia University School of Social Work, on "Can Medicaid Expansion Prevent Housing Evictions?"

Rahwa Ghirmatzion
Executive Director, PUSH Buffalo (People United for Sustainable Housing)

Dan Treglia
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, on "When Crises Converge: Hospital Visits Before and After Shelter Use Among Homeless New Yorkers"