Dr. Eric France has been working with IBPI while on his sabbatical from Kaiser Permanente Colorado. While here, he's been studying bicycling in Portland from a health perspective. On Wednesday, July 28, at noon in room 220 of the Urban Center at PSU, he'll discuss his findings and experiences from his stay here.
Portland by Bike: A Health Executive's Observations on Bicycle Transportation
Dr. Eric France is the Chief of Population and Prevention Services for Kaiser Permanente Colorado, where he is responsible for building care delivery systems that make it easy to stay healthy. He has spent six weeks in Portland learning about bicycle transportation, and will share his insight on why active transportation is a public health issue; on his findings from numerous interviews with bike leaders in Portland; and on what the practice of transportation and land use planning might learn from an integrated health care delivery model.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 12:00–1:00pm
Brown bag lunch, free to attend
Urban Center, Room 220, Portland State University
And check out the bike blog Eric has been keeping during his time in Portland: http://onemorecyclist.wordpress.com/