Andy Hong is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah. He is an honorary senior fellow at the George Institute for Global Health and a PEAK urban researcher at the University of Oxford. Andy’s research focuses on the connection between the built environment and human health, with a specific focus on developing a place-based approach to health and resilience across the lifespan. His goal is to bridge urban planning and public health to develop an urban-scale data platform and evaluation framework to help tackle challenges related to chronic diseases and emerging infectious diseases. Andy previously held positions at the University of Oxford, the University of British Columbia, the Korea Transport Institute, and Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Southern California and his graduate and undergraduate studies at the University of Washington.
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