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Transportation as a Social Determinant of Health

posted on Thu, Mar 30 2017 12:00 am by The Network for Public Health Law

Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET. View/download the slides.

This webinar, co-sponsored by the Network and the CDC’s Public Health Law Program, will discuss how transportation policy, and accompanying legislative interventions, can impact public health.  The speakers will describe transportation as a social determinant of health, how public transportation and infrastructure impact health outcomes related to physical health, and trends in using transportation law to address public health issues.    


  • Monica Hammer, Project Manager, Minnesota Department of Human Services
  • Holly Billie, Injury Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Elizabeth Skillen, Sr. Advisor, Office for the Associate Director for Policy, CDC


  • Maggie Power, M.P.H., C.H.E.S., J.D. Candidate, Public Health Law Program, CDC