Professor Potvin: Favourable Environments and Health

Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM [WAST]

250 St Georges Terrace, Perth , Western Australia , 6000, Australia


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Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM [WAST]

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Professor Louise Potvin is a professor at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Université de Montreal and Research at the Institut de recherche en santé publique, Université de Montréal and at the Centre Léa-Roback sur les inégalités sociales de santé de Montréal.

 Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Public Health, Professor Potvin holds the Canada Research Chair in Community Approaches and Health Inequalities.

Her main research interests are Population Health Intervention Research and the role of social environments in the local production of health and health equity. In addition to having edited and co-edited 8 books, she has published more than 250 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, editorials and comments.

Professor Potvin will present her insights into the relationship between community-based resources in neighbourhood and health indicators. This work considered resources around food environment, mobility, housing and social capital in relation to risk factors, morbidity and mortality. 


Registrations and refreshments will start at 9am and Professor Potvin's presentation will commence at 9.30am.


Attendance is free but numbers are limited. 


For more information:

Please contact Lisa Rooke at the Heart Foundation at or phone 9382 5951. 


How to get there:

Ø  The Green CAT bus Stop 19 is right in front

Ø  QV1 is a 1km walk from Elizabeth Quay train station.

Ø  Park your bike right in front of the building or on Miligan Street 

Ø  Ample parking is available underground in QV1 public carpark (access from Murray St parking is $4/ hour on validation of your ticket at concierge)


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Heart Foundation and Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch)