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Presentations from Urban Health Journalism Workshop 2007

10/12/07 - 10/13/07     New York, NY

Urban Health Journalism Workshop 2007Get MP3 and Flash presentations from the 2007 Urban Health Journalism Workshop. Topics include the health issues of children, seniors and immigrants in urban settings, as well as obesity, mental health, disaster preparedness and the mapping of local health data.


  • Keynote speech by Mary T. Bassett, M.D., M.P.H., deputy commissioner for the Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

  • Why is urban health different?

  • Coming to grips with the obesity-linked diabetes epidemic

  • Telling the stories of our aging population

  • Covering children's access to care

  • How prepared is your city for health disasters?

  • Tackling mental health issues in your city

  • Overcoming cultural barriers in your coverage

  • Mapping health data for local stories