The Urban Health Lab produces scientific evidence for the effective design and implementation of urban health and safety programs through mobile biosensing, space-time measurements, field observation, randomized trials, and community engagement.
Located at the University of Pennsylvania, the Urban Health Lab brings together university, community, and government partners around projects with the highest potential for impact. These projects typically have 3 cardinal features; they are:
Click below to see our work with the US Public Health Service, the City of Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society:
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