Presentation Title

Chicago's Highway System: A Route to Poor Health Outcomes?

Major

Public Health

Anticipated Graduation Year

2024

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

To develop the skill of presenting information in a concise and professional manner, Professor Justin Harbison assigned the creation of a 5-10 minute informational video about an environmental health subject we are interested in for the course Environmental Health (PUBH 301). The purpose of this video was to investigate the location of Chicago’s major highways, levels of particulate matter, and traffic congestion in correlation to health outcomes and social determinants of health. Specifically examining the south and west sides of the city where there is a predominant people of color population that is historically vulnerable to environmental toxins.

Faculty Mentors & Instructors

Dr. Justin Harbison Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences, Instructor for PUBH 301 Environmental Health

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Chicago's Highway System: A Route to Poor Health Outcomes?

To develop the skill of presenting information in a concise and professional manner, Professor Justin Harbison assigned the creation of a 5-10 minute informational video about an environmental health subject we are interested in for the course Environmental Health (PUBH 301). The purpose of this video was to investigate the location of Chicago’s major highways, levels of particulate matter, and traffic congestion in correlation to health outcomes and social determinants of health. Specifically examining the south and west sides of the city where there is a predominant people of color population that is historically vulnerable to environmental toxins.