JHA presents Cumulative Health Impacts Analysis Research at EPA Toxic Release Inventory conference

Linn Gould recently presented the Duwamish Valley Cumulative Health Impact Analysis: Seattle, Washington at an EPA conference in Arlington, Virginia.  The EPA and Dillard University’s Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) co-sponsored the 2014 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities from May 7-9, 2014.  The Training […]

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Turning the documentation of environmental health inequities into Environmental Justice curriculum

The year 2013 was a productive one for JHA.  In addition to teaching health equity in a variety of settings, JHA has been documenting health inequities in order to influence decision makers.  We are proud of two publications that we wrote in collaboration with the University of Washington School of Public Health and the Duwamish River […]

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War as a determinant of health and inequity

War is a health equity issue: It creates substantial unjust health disparities that are both unnecessary and preventable.  JHA’s Executive Director, Linn Gould and colleagues James Gould and Steve Gilbert just returned from the American Public Health Association Conference in Boston where we presented on Women Peacemakers: An Online Educational Tool.  We discussed the history […]

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First Superfund Health Impact Assessment in Nation

JHA collaborated with the University of Washington Department of Enviromental and Occupational Health Sciences and the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition to conduct the first Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in the nation on a Superfund Site.  The Health Impact Assessment: Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site focuses on health changes that may result […]

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Keynote speech at Kansas Governor’s Public Health Conference

We just returned from a great trip to Wichita, Kansas where Linn Gould, JHA’s Executive Director gave a keynote speech at the 8th Annual Governor’s Public Health Conference called: Health Equity at Work: Navigating Healthier Communities in Kansas.  We also ran a break out session called: A compass for putting equity into practice: Tools and […]

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