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RESCHEDULED: NYAM Brown Bag Lunch Series: Policymaking for Heath Promotion

Date: June 19, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Evelyne de Leeuw, MPA, MPH, PhD, Chair in Community Health Systems and Policy for the Faculty of Health at Deakin University, Australia

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

Join NYAM staff for a brown bag lunch with Professor Evelyne de Leeuw. The lunch discussion will be on the complex rationalities in policymaking for health promotion.

This presentation will look at this issue from a health political science perspective, and suggest that we need to move beyond ‘knowledge translation’ into ‘nexus network mapping.’

About the Speaker(s)

Evelyne de Leeuw, MPA, MPH, PhD is Chair in Community Health Systems and Policy for the Faculty of Health at Deakin University in Australia. She coordinates the ‘Doctors, Peoples, Cultures and Institutions’ theme, which runs across the curriculum of the Medical School, and teaches a wholly online core master’s level course on Healthy Cities.

From 1992 to 2001 she held the position of Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research on Healthy Cities at the Universiteit Maastricht. Professor de Leeuw continues to act as Senior Advisor for Evaluation to the European Network of Healthy Cities. She assists WHO regionally and globally in Healthy City evaluation reporting, most recently in special issues of Health Promotion International and the Journal of Urban Health. She has worked with local, national and international government agencies on five continents in framing, defining, and implementing strategies for Healthy Cities.


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