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Are you interested in learning about 'healing spaces'? Join a 'free conference' on March 17 - 18 held at UVA's Campus. For details of this free conference, link to To become familiar with this topic link to a video, a cancer center garden space located in Boston,

On March 17th and 18th, the Center for Design and Health hosts the Healthy Environments, Healing Spaces conference. This conference includes a keynote lecture from Dr. Ann Forsyth, Professor of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, who holds this spring's Harry W. Porter, Jr. Visiting Professorship. Speakers from UVa and around the country present the latest research on designing medical facilities that promote healing, creating a more healthful food system, emphasizing the benefits of nature for health, designing for aging populations, and creating environments that promote physical activity.


Monday, March 17th:

3:00 PM: Center for Design and Health Fellows and Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Campbell 205

4:30 PM: Reception for Ann Forsyth, PhD, Harry W. Porter, Jr. Visiting Professor, East Wing Gallery in Campbell Hall

6:00 PM: Keynote Speaker: Ann Forsyth, PhD, in Rotunda Dome Room

Tuesday, March 18th: Dome Room of Rotunda

9:00 - 9:30: Welcome

9:30-10:45: Tye Farrow (Respondent: David Kamp)

11:00 - 12:15: David Hoglund (Respondent: Matt Trowbridge, MD)

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-2:45: Judith Heerwagen, PhD (Respondent: Tim Beatley)

3:00-4:15: Samina Raja, PhD (Respondent: Tanya Denckla Cobb)

4:30-5:45: Julie Campoli (Respondent: Andrew Mondschein)

5:45-6:00: Closing Remarks from Dr. Ann Forsyth

Take advantage of 'free' registration, join others who attend a special event.



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