Hammer Conversations | Richard Jackson & Roger Sherman

Healthier Living Through Design

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
7:30 PM
UCLA Hammer Museum - Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Richard Jackson, , MD, MPH, FAAP, is a pediatrician, professor, and chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health and former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Through his books, lectures, and recent four-part PBS series, Designing Healthy Communities, Jackson has become a leading advocate for the smarter design of communities, in which public health issues are prioritized in the construction of urban and suburban areas. Roger Sherman, AIA, is principal of Roger Sherman Architecture and Urban Design, and co-director of cityLAB, an urban think tank at UCLA, where he is also adjunct professor. His work has been featured on CNN and in Newsweek, Fast Company, and Metropolis. He is currently designing a new town in the Ecuadorean Amazon intended to represent a new model of sustainable urban development.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Assigned seating is available in the Billy Wilder Theater. Free tickets are required and available at the Box Office, one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Members enjoy priority seating and seat selection, subject to availability. Membership does not guarantee seating. Arrival at least one half hour prior to program time is recommended.

Parking is available under the museum for a flat fee of $3 after 6PM.

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