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Mark Nieuwenhuijsen: Urban Planning, Environment and Health Initiative

Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen PhD is the Director of the Urban Planning, Environment and Health Initiative at ISGlobal and a world leading expert in environmental exposure assessment, epidemiology, and health risk/impact assessment with a strong focus and interest on healthy urban living. He has edited three books on Exposure Assessment and on Environmental Epidemiology, and has co-authored more than 300 papers published in peer reviewed journals.

"What we need to do to make changes is to go to urban planners and transport planners and tell them what is the impact of their work on health and make them change so that we can prevent disease in the future", claims the expert on this video.