It’s well-established that treating disease and reducing risk factors is not enough to sustainably improve health. What’s missing is whether people have a sense of control over their lives, also known as agency.

Transforming Health

Community Agency & Health is the inaugural symposium of Bridging Health & Community, an organization dedicated to transforming how we approach health so that it goes beyond health care and public health to include fostering community agency.


Presenters include:

  • Bridget B Kelly, Bridging Health & Community
  • Carl Baty, Rounding the Bases (see post)
  • David Chavis, Community Science (see post)
  • Len Syme, UC Berkeley (see post)
  • Phil Thompson, MIT (see post)
  • Pritpal S Tamber, Bridging Health & Community
  • Risa Wilkerson, Active Living By Design (see post)

See the meeting rationale and agenda.Date: May 15-16, 2017

Location: Oakland, CA

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