Health Impact Assessment discussed in The Greenville News

An article in the September 2, 2012 issue of The Greenville News, “Downtown park dream inspires ideas” discusses the current South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) health impact assessment (HIA) examining the potential effects of expansion and addition of parks, green space and trails in three low to moderate income neighborhoods in Greenville’s west side, West Greenville, West End and Southernside.  In the article, Maya Pack, Associate Director, Research and Strategic Initiatives, discusses IMPH’s role and potential recommendations as a result of the work of the West Side HIA Advisory Committee.

To learn more about IMPH’s work in HIAs, and the West Side HIA in particular, please click here.

To access resources from the West Side HIA Advisory Committee meetings directly, please click here.

Read The Greenville News article “Downtown park dream inspires ideas”.” 

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