Nisha D. Botchwey | An Island Press author | Photo credit: Bruce Silcox

Nisha D. Botchwey

Nisha D. Botchwey, PhD, MCRP, MPH is the Dean of the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and the Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Chair in Excellence in Public Affairs. She previously served as Associate Professor in Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning, adjunct professor of Public Health in Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, and Associate Dean of Academic Programs at Georgia Tech Professional Education. She coauthored Health Impact Assessment in the United States and multiple peer reviewed publications.

Making Healthy Places, Second Edition: Designing and Building for Well-Being, Equity, and Sustainability edited by Nisha Botchwey, Andrew L. Dannenberg, and Howard Frumkin | An Island Press book

Making Healthy Places, Second Edition

Designing and Building for Well-Being, Equity, and Sustainability

The first edition of Making Healthy Places offered a visionary and thoroughly researched treatment of the connections between constructed environments and human health. Since its publication over 10 years ago, the field of healthy community design has evolved significantly to address major societal problems, including health disparities, obesity, and climate change.