School of Architecture and Community Design Joins Health Research Consortium
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The USF School of Architecture and Community Design's Florida Center for Community Design and Research, in partnership with the USF College of Public Health, has been accepted to The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Health Research Consortium.
This consortium will help the USF collaborators for three years through institutional support, promotion of collaboration, and knowledge-sharing.
Research goals for the Florida Center for Community Design include utilizing transportation, infrastructure, smart growth principals, and institutional logics to evaluate opportunities for bolstering population health factors through improved built environment design initiatives.
The Florida Center for Community Design and Research is a statewide research center
founded in 1986 with a mission to assist the creation of more livable and sustainable
Other new members of the Health Research Consortium include the Illinois Institute of Technology, Cornell University's Institute for Healthy Futures, and North Carolina State University. The Florida Center and these other new additions add on to an existing 19 members.
For more information on the Florida Center for Community Design, visit the center's website.