Resources & Links

Web Links

Human Impact Partners
Organization who provides training, technical assistance and research related to HIA.

Active Living Research
Large collection for research and journal articles related to HIA for advocates, practitioners, and policy-makers.

DRCOG Denver Regional Equity Atlas
Mapping program to explore the Denver region’s population and demographic characteristics, for practitioners and/or community members.

Centers for Disease Control – HIA
Information on the CDC’s Built Environment and Health Initiative and HIA.

World Health Organization – HIA
Information from the WHO on HIA with an international focus.

Planning for Healthy Places with Health Impact Assessment
Free six-hour online course explaining the value of conducting an HIA and the steps involved, developed by the American Planning Association and the National Association of County & City Health Officials, and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

American Public Health Association – Healthy Communities
Information on APHA programs and strategies that address health in community design and planning.

Design for Health
Tools and resources to help practitioners integrate human health into urban planning and environmental design, maintained by researchers Ann Forsyth and Joanne Richardson.

Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment (SOPHIA)
Tools and resources to help practitioners integrate human health into urban planning and environmental design, maintained by researchers Ann Forsyth and Joanne Richardson.

Recommended Reading

Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities
by Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, Richard J. Jackson

Designing Healthy Communities
by Richard J. Jackson and Stacy Sinclair

Sustainable Transportation Planning: Tools for Creating Vibrant, Healthy, and Resilient Communities
by Jeffrey Tumlin

 

HIA Training

Human Impact Partners – HIP Training Slides