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We invite you to join health districts initiative discussions:

Thursday, May 30 Open Source Session during the Plenary Speakers: 9:00-12:00 pm in Ballroom BC at the Grand America Hotel.


Saturday, June 1 12:30-1:45 pm:  Health Districts Lunch with Larry Frank, Jason Harper, Bob Farrow, Lizz Plater-Zyberk, Tracey Coker and Chris Carrigan.

Task 1 of the Initiative enhancing the CNU-A+ accreditation, with CDC Health Community Design content and encouraging the use of the CDC’s Healthy Community Design Checklist for healthcare facilities site selection and urban design.

The CNU-A online curriculum now integrates CDC content and required reading. A more extensive Healthy Community Design education module is targeted for October 4 with peer reviews planned from Larry Frank, Dr. Andy Dannenberg, Natalie Bixby and Lizz Plater-Zyberk.

Regulatory Review is lead by Michael Lewyn, who will discuss next steps in an Open Source session. 

With Caitlin Ghoshal, CNU Director of Program and Development, we will focus Initiative Tasks toward the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Funding Announcement, seeking June 1-28 proposals for:

“Models that improve the health of populationsdefined geographically (health of a community)… beyond the clinical service delivery setting”.

Thank you for Advising the Health Districts Initiative!

Charles Green,  Laura Heery Prozes

Jason Harper, Michael Lewyn, Joanna Lombard



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