Webcast: Designing Healthy Communities

REPLAY VIDEO: On Friday, Sept. 21, NOWCastSA webcast the American Institute of Architects San Antonio's 2nd Annual Sustainable Urban Development Luncheon.

Physician, author and sustainable community advocate, Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH, FAAP, Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, spoke about Designing Healthy Communities.

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An ardent and articulate spokesman for the design of healthy communities, Dr. Jackson believes architects are as critical to healthy communities as doctors: Architects design the hospitals, clinics and fitness facilities, but they also play a vital role in shaping livable, sustainable, and healthy communities.

Director of Public Health for the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District Thomas Schlenker, MD, MPH, will brief attendees on the state of San Antonio’s health and introduce Dr. Jackson.

Those interesting in attending the event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pearl Stable, can click here to register. Registration is $65 per person, or $95 to include a copy of Dr. Jackson's book "Designing Healthy Communities."

Thanks to generous underwriting by Methodist Healthcare Ministries, anyone is welcome to watch the free webcast live or later on any computer or mobile device right here on this page. The webcast is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

Disclosure: Dr. Thomas Schlenker is a member of the NOWCastSA board of directors.