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Our Community Partner: PSU - Urban Studies and Public Health
Our Community Partner: PSU - Urban Studies and Public Health

Site Address:

1825 SW Broadway St.
Portland, OR 97207

Main Contact:

Jan C. Semenza, Associate Professor
Phone: 503-725-8262
Email: semenzaj@pdx.edu

Project Description:

Deteriorating physical features of urban environments can negatively impact public health. Dilapidated environments and urban blight tend to promote alienation, which in turn affect health and well-being. Students in Urban Planning and Public Health conduct research to determine relationships between poor living conditions and physcial/mental health.

Type of Partnership: Community-based Research

Partnership Frequency: On-going, multi-year, multi-term partnership

Student Commitment: 30 students, 4 hours per week

Partnership Began: 1/1/2001

Partnership Ended: On-going