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Posted at 2:26 p.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Expert talks on livable communities at UH tomorrow

Advertiser Staff

Dr. Richard Jackson will discuss "Moving from Planning to Practice: Next Steps for Livable Communities," at a lecture tomorrow night.

The free lecture, co-sponsored by the University of Hawai'i's Sea Grant College Program Center for Smart Building and Community Design and the University of Hawai'i Foundation, starts at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the John A. Burns School of Medicine's third floor auditorium, 651 Ilalo St.

Topics include: how to institutionalize the coordination between land use decisions and public health strategies for communities to remove barriers to smart growth.

Jackson, a professor at the School of Public Health and adjunct professor of the City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley, is a former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Environmental Health. He was on the American Institute of Architects' board of directors in 2005.

Reservations: 956-7031 or seagrant@hawaii.edu.