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Jason Corburn, Professor, University of California Berkeley, USA (CHAIR)

Jason Corburn

Dr. Jason Corburn is a Professor of Urban Health at the University of California, Berkeley, jointly appointed in the School of Public Health and Department of City and Regional Planning. He Directs the Institute of Urban and Regional Development and the Center for Global Healthy Cities at UC Berkeley. Dr. Corburn’s research focuses on urban health equity, citizen science, participatory upgrading of informal settlements, and urban violence reduction. Dr. Corburn’s work spans cities in North and South America, East Africa and Asia.  He is a member of the board of the International Society for Urban Health, International Council of Science, Urban Health and Well-Being Scientific Committee, and the US National Academy of Sciences Committee on Urbanization and Slums. He is the author of numerous award winning publications, including the books, "Street Science," "Toward the Healthy City," and "Slum Health," which won a 2017 award from the British Medical Association. Dr. Corburn received his PhD from MIT. 

 

 

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