16:15 - 18:00 - PLENARY 3 (PL3)

Geography and Urban Health: Collaborating to Advance Sustainable Urban Transitions

This session will feature discussions of the opportunities and challenges of interdisciplinary team science by discussing collaborations among researchers and practitioners in health, geography, and urban planning.


  • Mei-Po Kwan, PhD, Professor, Geography & Geographic Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


  • Marcus Grant, Editor-in-Chief, Cities & Health. Director of SHINE (Supporting Healthier Inclusive Urban Environments), Bristol Health Partners
  • Tolullah Oni, MBBS, MRCP, MPH(Epi), DFPH, MD(Res), FCPHM(SA), Senior Lecturer, Division of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
  • Jason Corburn, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of City & Regional Planning and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
  • Michael E. Emch, PhD, Professor and Chair of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill