You’re Invited to our 2019 Annual Meeting:
Parks & Health

Join us at our 2019 Annual Meeting as we explore the intersections of parks and health with several engaging speakers. Also, hear from President Karen Mauney-Brodek as we recap the success of our 20th Anniversary year and share our plans for 2019 and beyond.

Presentations will be followed by a Q&A with our speakers and a reception.


Speakers include:

Nora Moreno Cargie
Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Tufts Health Plan 
President, Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Sara Jensen Carr
Assistant Professor of Architecture, Urbanism, and Landscape at Northeastern University
Carr’s teaching and research focuses on the connections between landscape, human health, urban ecology and design. She will share her research on Frederick Law Olmsted’s professional background in public health and how it influenced his work.

Angela Cleveland, AICP
Director of Client Services, Kim Lundgren Associates
President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association
Angela will discuss her work on a Health Impact Assessment of the social, environmental and economic benefits of planting street trees.

Wendy Heiger-Bernays, PhD
Clinical Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Peter James, ScD
Assistant Professor, Division of Chronic Disease Research across the Lifecourse (CoRAL), Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute


2019 Annual Meeting:
Parks and Health

Monday, April 8, 2019
6:00 – 8:30pm

Linda K. Paresky Conference Center
Simmons University

300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115

Registration is FREE, but requested. Register below.


Public Transportation (Recommended): Museum of Fine Arts Station, Green Line “E” Branch

Parking is available at Simmons University’s garage for a fee. Street parking is also available nearby.


With thanks to our sponsors: