Team and Contributors
Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH
Rajiv provides leadership for the Sustainable Communities Index team and project and direction on indicators evaluation and selection. He is currently supporting nation indicator projects sponsored by Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Transportation. He provides technical assisstance for SCI applications and adaptations internationally. Rajiv is a co-founder of Human Imapct Partners and the Civic Engine and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. He currently serves as the Director of Enviornmental Health for the City of San Francisco.
Cynthia Comerford Scully, MA
She has developed indicator methods for multiple SCI domains and has applied SCI measures her built enviornment and health practice in San Francisco. Cyndy is currently leading efforts to make SCI measures available to citizens and private application developers via San Francisco open data initiatives. Cyndy serves as the Manager for Policy and Finance for Environmental Health at the SF Department of Public Health.
Meg Wall, MPH
Megan is the San Francisco community data manager for the SCI. She has developed several of the innovative public realm quality and access measures in the SCI and uses SCI measures in her enagament with city planning agencies. Megan is the Lead for Health and City Planning for Environmental Health at the SF Department of Public Health.
Lili Farhang, MPH
Lili was one of the founding developers of the SCI. She and her organization use SCI measures routinely in their helath impact assessment and health in all policies practice nationally. She also supports adaptations and applications of the SCI nationally. Lili is currently the Co-Director of Human Impact Partners.
Edmund Seto, PhD
Edmund has provided technical guidance for the development of SCI measures since 2006. He uses SCI measures in his practice of heatlh impact assessment and for exposure modeling, remote sensing, and epidemiology. Edmund is currently an Adjunct Professor of Public Helath at the University of California at Berkeley.
Megan Wier, MPH
Megan contributes to SCI methods and uses SCI measures in her transportation and health practice for planning, policy development and research. Megan currently serves as the Lead for Helath, Equity, and Transportation for Environmental Health at the SF Department of Health.
The following individuals have contributed to SCI methods:
Stephanie Cowles, Environmental Exposure Analyst, San Francisco Public Health Foundation
Megan Gaydos, MPH,Senior Epidemiologist, Community Health Assessment and Impact Unit, SFDPH
Lindsey Realmuto, MPH, Health Program Planner, Environmental Health Section, SFDPH
Tom Rivard, MPH, REHS, San Francisco Resident
We would like to thank the Community Council of the Eastern Neighborhoods Community Health Impact Assessment for their generous commitment to the process and to the development of this Tool. We also thank the many former members of the SFDPH ENCHIA team for their contributions to various aspects of project design and implementation.
Community Council Participants
Bruce Wolfe, San Francisco Community Land Trust
Participating Government Agencies
Lydia Zaverukha, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department