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isuhThe International Society for Urban Health(ISUH) is an interdisciplinary organization that advances the generation, exchange, and application of high quality urban health knowledge across academics, policy makers, implementers, and communities to attain health equity in urban settings worldwide.  ISUH is an interdisciplinary organization that advances the generation, exchange, and application of high quality urban health knowledge across academics, policy makers, implementers, and communities to attain health equity in urban settings worldwide.  Urban Health is supported by a wide and growing array of specialists who, through research and exchange of knowledge, promote and apply more effective policy and strategies to achieve health equity in urban settings worldwide.  David Vlahov founded of the International Society of Urban Health.

 

namThe New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) serves as secretariat of the International Society for Urban Health, organizer of the International Urban Conference on Urban Health.  NYAM  strives to advance the health of people in cities.

An independent organization since 1847, NYAM addresses the health challenges facing the world’s urban populations through interdisciplinary approaches to policy leadership, innovative research, evaluation, education, and community engagement. Drawing on the expertise of diverse partners worldwide and more than 2,000 elected Fellows from across the professions, our current priorities are to create environments in cities that support healthy aging; to strengthen systems that prevent disease and promote the public’s health; to eliminate health disparities; and to preserve and promote the heritage of medicine and public health.