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C o n t r i b u t o r s Eugenie L. Birch is Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research; chair of the Graduate Group of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania School of Design; co-director, Penn Institute for Urban Research; and series co-editor, City in the Twenty-First Century, University of Pennsylvania Press. Her most recent books are Global Urbanization (2011), Growing Greener Cities (2008), co-edited with Susan M. Wachter, Urban and Regional Planning Reader (2009), and Local Planning Principles and Practice (co-edited with Gary Hack, Paul Sedway, and Mitchell Silver). With Christopher Silver, she has recently edited the special centennial issue of Journal of the American Planning Association (75[2], 2009) to which she contributed “One Hundred Years of City Planning’s Enduring and Evolving Connections.” She has been a commissioner, New York City Planning Commission, and a member of the jury to select the designers of the World Trade Center site. Manupreet Chawla is a medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine and is a candidate for a Masters of Public Health degree at the Harvard School of Public Health, with a concentration in quantitative methods. She worked with Dr. Claudia Garcia-Moreno on intimate partner violence against women during pregnancy. She is interested in understanding the impact of substance abuse and intimate partner violence on women’s mental and reproductive health. She has served as the co-coordinator of Code Blue, a student run organization encouraging medical students to provide education to teenagers in various Detroit public schools on topics relating to teen pregnancy, sexual health, safety, and abuse. She also participated in the Child Family Health International HIV/AIDS and Public Health program in India in 2007, during which she assisted in the efforts of nonprofit organizations providing health care to street children, sex workers, men, women, and children with HIV/AIDS. She also holds a master’s degree in Basic Medical Science from Wayne State University School of Medicine and was the recipient of the medical student research symposium award in 2007 for research investigating the redistribution of mRNA following global cerebral ischemia and reperfusion in rat hippocampal neurons. Diane Cornman-Levy is currently the executive director of the Federation of Neighborhood Centers in Philadelphia. Before working at the federation, she was the founder and executive director of Journey Home, a nonprofit organization that provides health and human services to more than 2,500 children, youth, adults, and families per year. For the past twenty years, she has focused 306 Contributors on designing and implementing innovative approaches to building the capacity of youth, families, adults, and communities with the overall goal of breaking the cycle of poverty. Her efforts have culminated in the creation of three innovative community health-training programs for health professional students, the creation of a community center in Lower North Philadelphia, the development of three innovative youth development programs for at-risk youth, and a green job readiness partnership for low-skilled adults. Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo is a cardiovascular pathologist trained at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. She currently serves as the deputy director for the Office on Disability, Office of the Secretary (OS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to this position , as director of the Office of the Americas Region, Office of Global Health Affairs/OS, Dr. Correa led a priority secretarial initiative on health diplomacy in Central America that culminated with the establishment of a regional health care training center under the Gorgas Memorial Institute, Ministry of Health of Panama, and for which she received a special recognition by the Ministry of Health of Panama. As the HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Director of Women’s Health and Gender-based Research, Dr. Correa expanded the agency’s portfolio and received AHRQ’s Director Award of Excellence for introducing the gender-approach to health services research. She holds the position of adjunct associate professor in the School of Medicine at George Washington University. Nida Corry is an associate at Abt Associates, Inc., a global research and consulting firm. Previously, she was an American Association for the Advancement of Science Policy Fellow with the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Corry’s research has focused on the evaluation of predictors of functioning and disability following serious injury, assessment and treatment of prevalent conditions among trauma survivors, and determinants...

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ISBN
9780812205084
Related ISBN
9780812243536
MARC Record
OCLC
793012562
Pages
328
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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