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Place Matters
  • Gwai Boonkeut, a Laotian refugee who moved to Richmond in 1981, suffered a major heart attack at age 49. The chronic stress of daily life has taken a heavy toll on his entire family.

  • Ana Diez-Roux, MD, an epidemiologist at the University of Michigan, is a leading expert on neighborhoods and healths.

  • Angela Glover Blackwell is founder and CEO of the Oakland-based PolicyLink, a research and advocacy organization advancing economic and social equity.

  • David Williams, of the Harvard University School of Public Health, is executive director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America.

  • James Krieger, MD, director of epidemiology, planning and evaluation, Seattle- King County Public Health Department, helped envision the new High Point.

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