Translating the Cost Benefits of the Formal and Systematic Integration of Public Health in Community Design

Rogers, Valerie MPH; Parker, Daniel MSP; Price, Julianne RS

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice:
doi: 10.1097/01.PHH.0000316493.88006.83
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Abstract

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national organization representing local health departments. NACCHO supports efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity, and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.

In Brief

• This column describes an integration of economic impact assessment, community planning, and public health assessment in Florida.

Author Information

Valerie Rogers, MPH, is a Program Manager, Community Design Partnership Project, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia.

Daniel Parker, MSP, is Assistant Director, Division of Environmental Health, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee.

Julianne Price, RS, is Statewide PACE EH Coordinator, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee.

Corresponding Author: Valerie Rogers, MPH, National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th St, NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20036.

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