Thanks to Meredith Wise and the team at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (@RWJF) Leadership Network, for putting together this story about a connection between myself and Professor Sonya Grier, from American University.
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The animation is based on released Capital Bikeshare (@Bikeshare) data for 2nd Quarter, 2015, which means there is only about 2 weeks of function included in this dataset, because our station was installed on June 18, 2015 (but who’s counting? ). Continue reading→
I so love the innovation of the Washington, DC community, which is the highlight of this week’s Photo Friday. It shows the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health’s (@KPTotalHealth) hug timer deployed at this month’s Transportation Techies (@TechiesDC) meetup.
More about the hug timer here: The Hug Timer : A respectful way to guide and show gratitude during discussions Continue reading→
Following on a similar bike tour in September (see: Buildings, Bikes, and Gardens with DesignDC ), the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) hosted this one, as part of the very large Greenbuild International Conference and Expo that was in Washington, DC this year. In addition to demonstrating the ways that health care contributes … Continue reading Transit, Health, and Gardens, with Greenbuild, American Institute of Architects, and District Department of Transportation
November 20th is the annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance: Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Biographies of those who did not survive were read by attendees, like this one: I don’t remember news … Continue reading Photo Friday: 2015 International Transgender Day of Remembrance, Washington, DC USA
Because we are The Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth), everything health related is in scope. Because we are Kaiser Permanente, healing people and the planet is in scope. With that in mind we were happy to tour American University’s Professor Lynne Arneson and students in her undergraduate course “PubHealth 115: Why Aren’t We Dead Yet? … Continue reading Just Read: How to mutate your DNA, and how health systems can heal the planet, with American University’s PUB115 students
We weren’t allowed to take photographs of the speakers (@TedXMidAtlantic has their own great photographers), but this is the best photograph anyway.
I’ve used multi-stall gender neutral restrooms at events before, but never at a venue like this (an upscale theatre). And… it was no – big – deal. Continue reading→