Medicine

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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5 Things to Do at Home for Better Wellness During Coronavirus

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With the Coronavirus outbreak and pandemic, more and more people are doing their part for social distancing, which means spending even more time inside. Over the past 20 years, the amount of time the average person spends inside has risen up to 90 percent each day. That’s up to 22 hours inside each day…

During this challenging time, there are a few things you can do to help with your health, and a few steps you can take to increase the ...

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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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Design that Heals Documentary – MASS Design Group and GHESKIO

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Design that Heals Documentary – MASS Design Group and GHESKIO

From the MASS website:
https://massdesigngroup.org/design-heals-documentary#

Dr. Jean-William Pape, Haitian infectious disease specialist and Director and Founder of Les Centres GHESKIO, has dedicated his career to combating diarrheal diseases that harm and kill Haiti’s poor.

This documentary tells the story how GHESKIO and MASS Design Group invested both in long-term infrastructure and the Haitian people to heal the community.

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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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