National Research Council Report
Read the report in brief.
Read the full report on the National Academies’ Web site.
Read Health Impact Project director and Research Council committee member Aaron Wernham's statement on the report.
Aaron Wernham, director of the Health Impact Project discusses the benefits of health impact assessments in this edition of Governing. More info
The Health Impact Project announced eight new grant recipients that will receive funding to conduct health impact assessments, or HIAs. The projects will bring health considerations into upcoming decisions on topics including education, sanitation infrastructure, and energy. The grantees were selected based on their response to a national call for proposals. More info
The field of health impact assessments is growing quickly as more and more cities and states are finding HIAs to be a useful way to bring health ino the conversation. View the infographic for more information about the rise of HIAs in the United States. More info
This year's celebration of National Public Health Week (NPHW) focuses on the theme, "Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money." Join us in recognizing the work of Pew's Health Initiatives. More info
The city of Greenville, South Carolina recently completed a yearlong health impact assessment with support from Pew's Health Impact Project. More info