1825 SW Broadway St.
Portland, OR 97207
Jan C. Semenza, Associate Professor
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 physical/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