Doctors & Health Practitioners

Architectural Medicine Book Announcement

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UPDATE: November 11, 2020

Pre-Order now available! In order to include content focused on COVID19 topics, we’re setting the Architectural Medicine book publishing date for December 2020.

We’re happy to announce that the first Architectural Medicine book will be published in December of 2020!

The new book ...

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USGBC premieres human health podcast “Built for Health”

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From the USGBC website: USGBC’s new podcast series, “Built for Health,” explores the various impacts the built environment has on human health. The series is hosted by former Schneider Fellow Flavia Grey, a PhD candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. With a focus on the dynamic interaction between occupant well-being and building Continue Reading →

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Doctor as Designer – Dr. Joyce Lee

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Physician, Designer, and Researcher, and the Robert P. Kelch, MD, Research Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan.

  • I create learning health systems using the methods of clinical informatics, quality improvement, and patient-centered participatory design.
  • I study online communities, patient innovation, and health applications of emerging technologies (mobile Continue Reading →
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Elevated CO2 Levels Directly Affect Human Cognition, New Harvard Study Shows

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Elevated CO2 Levels Directly Affect Human Cognition, New Harvard Study Shows

From the website: https://thinkprogress.org/exclusive-elevated-co2-levels-directly-affect-human-cognition-new-harvard-study-shows-2748e7378941#.87gkwhbrl
In a landmark public health finding, a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health finds that carbon dioxide (CO2) has a direct and negative impact on human cognition and decision-making. These impacts have been observed at CO2 levels that most Americans — and their children — are routinely exposed to today inside classrooms, offices, homes, planes, and cars.

Carbon dioxide levels are inevitably higher indoors than the baseline set ...

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Architecture that’s built to heal: Michael Murphy TED Talk

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Architecture that’s built to heal: Michael Murphy TED Talk

Overview from the TED.com website:
https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_murphy_architecture_that_s_built_to_heal
Architecture is more than a clever arrangement of bricks. In this eloquent talk, Michael Murphy shows how he and his team look far beyond the blueprint when they’re designing. Considering factors from airflow to light, theirs is a Continue Reading →

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Designing Healthy Communities with Dr. Richard Jackson MD MPH – Episode 2: Rebuilding Places of the Heart

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Episode 2: Rebuilding Places of the Heart – (preview)

When U.S. industry and manufacturing collapsed, cities like Elgin, IL, and Syracuse, NY, were left with the task of redefining themselves for a new paradigm. Leading the way to a greener, more sustainable Elgin is a group of high school students lead by Illinois Teacher of the Year (2006). Despite many innovative programs to get Syracuse back on its feet, the city struggles with the larger problem of Lake Onondaga, the most ...

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Dr. Jackson on the Built Environment

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Dr. Jackson on the Built Environment

 

Dr. Jackson on the Built Environment from Media Policy Center on Vimeo.

Dr. Jackson discusses the built environment and its impact of public health. He stresses the need for green space, adequate and clean public transit, and access to nutritious and affordable fresh food.

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