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Environmental Design Research Association's “Healthy Rhode Island Environmental Design Summit” Program Released

McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013

The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) is pleased to present the final program for the Healthy Rhode Island Environmental Design Summit on Wednesday, May 29, in the Narragansett Ballroom at the Omni Providence hotel in Providence, R.I. Co-sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health and Roger Williams University, this seminal event brings together the expertise of researchers from around the globe converging in Providence for EDRA44Providence together with leaders of more than a dozen local initiatives that have health implications, and with policymakers who shape and implement health policy for Rhode Island.

Confirmed participants include: Sheldon Whitehouse, United States Senator (D-R.I.); Barbara Fields, Regional Administrator, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Christopher Koller, Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner; James Bennett, Director of Economic Development, City of Providence; George H. Nee, President, Rhode Island AFL-CIO; William J. Gilbane, President & COO, Gilbane Construction; Donald J. Farish, President, Roger Williams University; Christina Paxson, President, Brown University; and Michael Fine, Director, Rhode Island Department of Health.

Summit topics explore “Introducing a Place-Based Approach to Healthy Communities”; “Creating Health Stations for Primary Care and Prevention”; “Streets for Living”; “Healthy Neighborhoods”; and “Healthy Cities, Regions and States through Academic-Government-Community Partnerships”. A complete listing of topics and participants can be found at

Media interested in covering this event should contact Kate O’Donnell at kodonnell(at)edra(dot)org to receive press credentials.

For more information on the Healthy Rhode Island Environmental Design Summit and EDRA’s 2013 conference, visit


About EDRA:
The Environmental Design Research Association is an international, interdisciplinary organization founded in 1968 by design professionals, social scientists, students, educators, and facility managers. EDRA exists to advance and disseminate environmental design research, thereby improving understanding of the inter-relationships of people with their built and natural surroundings toward creation and curation of environments responsive to human needs.

About EDRA44Providence:
With the theme of “Healthy + Healing Places”, EDRA44Providence has a special focus on health policy implications for environmental design in addition to promoting the value of research for advancing environmental design and theory building. Educational sessions will present cutting-edge research and collaboration in a variety of topic areas including healthcare environments, workplace environments, school and educational environments, and environments for aging populations. The sessions provide students, researchers, and practitioners alike the opportunity to participate in a collaborative discourse. Conference attendees include architects, urban planners, designers, social ecologists, urban anthropologists, researchers, consultants, policymakers, academics, and students from around the world. For more information about EDRA44Providence or to register, visit

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