A Brief History of Health Impact Assessment in the United States

@inproceedings{Dannenberg2016ABH,
  title={A Brief History of Health Impact Assessment in the United States},
  author={Andrew L. Dannenberg},
  year={2016}
}
In recent decades, several factors have contributed to the increasing use of health impact assessment (HIA) in the United States. Initially in California and subsequently in other states, communities that have been traditionally disenfranchised began seeing HIA as an opportunity to address the issues impacting their lives and to increase their ability to participate in decision-making processes about those issues. Second, public health professionals began to better understand the links between… Expand

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