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Plenary Session: The Link between Transportation and Health

Transportation plays a vital and critical role in the development of livable–and by extension–healthy communities. One of ITE’s is to explore the link between transportation and public health – link to transportation and health statement. Our plenary session on Tuesday brings leading experts in transportation and public health from the U.S. and Canada for an in-depth and interactive discussion on the intersection between these two topics.

Presenters:
  • Leslie Meehan, AICP, MPA, Director, Office of Primary Prevention, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health, Toronto Public Health
  • Dr. David Mowat, MBChB, MPH, FRCPC, Senior Scientific Lead, Population Health, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Sue Percy, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation