Thomas Jefferson University: “Park in a Truck” is a simple, fast and cost-effective community effort that beautifies our neighborhoods, one lot at a time. | Exhibit | DesignPhiladelphia

Thomas Jefferson University: “Park in a Truck” is a simple, fast and cost-effective community effort that beautifies our neighborhoods, one lot at a time. | Exhibit

Thomas Jefferson University: “Park in a Truck” is a simple, fast and cost-effective community effort that beautifies our neighborhoods, one lot at a time. | Exhibit

October 3-13, 2019
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Cherry Street Pier
121 N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia , 19106

FREE

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Best in Design Finalist: "Park in a Truck"

Kim Douglas is an Associate Professor and Director of the Landscape Architecture program at Thomas Jefferson University. She was recently awarded the Anton Germinshuzen Stantec Term Chair in Landscape Architecture which allows her to continue research on the effects of contact with nature on children. This research is currently conducted in the Southwest part of Philadelphia in conjunction with Jefferson’s School of Public Health. The efforts are concentrated on designing and implementing green corridors for children to travel and play safely in Philadelphia neighborhoods. 

Dr. Drew Harris is an Assistant Professor at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health (JCPH) and Director of the Scholarly Inquiry-Health Policy track at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. A researcher, author and presenter in the fast-growing discipline of population health, he led JCPH’s effort to create the nation’s first Masters in Population Health and Population Health Intelligence for practicing health professionals.