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[WEBINAR] ULI: Confronting COVID-19: Healthy Buildings – Optimizing Mental Health

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Confronting COVID-19: Healthy Buildings – Optimizing Mental Health

Tuesday, March 31 1:00-2:15 pm EDT (5:00pm – 6:15pm GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), 6:00pm – 7:15pm CET (Central European Time)

In this webinar, hear from experts about strategies to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 in buildings and communities, and strategies for optimizing mental health in this time of disruption.


Confirmed Speakers:

Joseph Allen, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Joseph AllenDr. Joseph G. Allen is an assistant professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and co-author of Healthy Buildings: How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity, with John Macomber at Harvard Business School. He began his career conducting forensic health investigations of sick buildings in several hundred buildings across a diverse range of industries, including healthcare, biotechnology, education, commercial office real estate and manufacturing. At Harvard, Dr. Allen directs the Healthy Buildings program where he created ‘The 9 Foundations of a Healthy Building’. He is also the faculty advisor to the Harvard Healthier Building Materials Academy. He works with Fortune 500 companies on implementing Healthy Building strategies in their global portfolios and presents internationally on the topic of Healthy Buildings. His work has been featured widely in the popular press, including the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, National Geographic, Time, NPR, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Fortune and The New York Times. Dr. Allen is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology and an Associate Editor of the journal Indoor Air. He earned his Doctor of Science (DSc) and Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees from the Boston University School of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology from Boston College. More information on his research can be found at: www.ForHealth.org.

Joanna Frank, President & CEO, Center for Active Design
Joanna FrankJoanna Frank is the founding President & CEO of the Center for Active Design, where she advances design and development practices to foster healthy and engaged communities. Prior to launching the Center, Ms. Frank worked for the City of New York, where her positions included Director of Active Design and Director of the NYC FRESH program. Before working for the City, Ms. Frank was a Partner at Bright City Development, LLC where she was responsible for the development of mixed-use residential buildings using sustainable design criteria. Ms. Frank is a member of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Steering Committee [National].

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