Author: Sara Hammerschmidt

Articles by Sara Hammerschmidt

  • ULI Announces the 2019–2020 ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program Participants
    Published on September 06, 2019 in Inside ULI
    The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce and congratulate the participants in the third cohort of the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, which is generously supported by ULI Foundation Governor Randall Lewis. In addition to being matched with a ULI Full Member mentor based on professional interests, mentees earn the opportunity to attend the 2019 ULI Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C., and the 2020 ULI Spring Meeting in Toronto, where they will experience Product Council meetings and health-focused programming alongside their mentors.
  • Twenty-Six Development Professionals Named to Health Leaders Network
    Published on September 17, 2018 in Inside ULI
    ULI has selected 26 professionals in real estate development, planning, design, engineering, finance, and health care from across the United States to participate in the second cohort of the ULI Health Leaders Network, a program designed to empower real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health outcomes in their professional practice and communities.
  • Five Participants Announced for Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program
    Published on September 07, 2018 in Inside ULI
    ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative is delighted to announce and congratulate the participants in the second cohort of the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, which is generously supported by ULI Foundation Governor Randall Lewis. In addition to being matched with a ULI Full Member mentor based on professional interests, mentees earn the opportunity to attend the 2018 ULI Fall Meeting in Boston and the 2019 ULI Spring Meeting in Nashville, where they will experience Product Council meetings and the Building Healthy Places Interest Forum alongside their mentors.
  • Recognizing the Connections between Land Use and Health
    Published on August 14, 2018 in Inside ULI
    ULI Health Leaders were asked to reflect on when they first grasped that the built environment and the design of communities play a significant role in the ability to make healthy choices and live healthy lives. This group of professionals—which includes architects, real estate experts, urban planners, health experts, and community developers—presented a range of these “a-ha moments”: some realized it early in life while others made connections later through their professional experiences.
  • Five Ways to Sell the Benefits of Healthier Building Patterns
    Published on August 03, 2018 in Inside ULI
    The ULI Health Leaders Network is empowering real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health outcomes in their professional practice and communities. Health leaders interviewed friends or family members—outside of the traditional health or built-environment professions—on whether (and how) they think about ways the built environment the built environment affects their health, the biggest influences on their own health, and where they typically get health-related information. Through these conversations, health leaders gleaned ways to better communicate with a general audience.
  • ULI Names 32 Participants in Health Leaders Network
    Published on September 19, 2017 in Inside ULI
    Thirty-two professionals in real estate development, planning, design, engineering, finance, and health care from across the country have been selected to participate in the first cohort of the ULI Health Leaders Network, a new program designed to empower real estate and land use professionals with the skills, knowledge, and networks to improve health outcomes in their professional practice and communities. The Health Leaders Network is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, and ULI Foundation governor Randall Lewis.
  • ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Participants Announced
    Published on September 15, 2017 in Inside ULI
    ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative has announced the 2017 participants in the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, which is generously supported by Randall Lewis, a ULI trustee. Participants are matched with ULI full members and will attend a product council meeting and the Building Healthy Places Interest Forum.
  • Randall Lewis Supports the Building Healthy Places Initiative with a $500,000 Gift
    Published on September 14, 2016 in Inside ULI
    Randall Lewis, a ULI Foundation governor and longtime ULI member, has made a $500,000 gift in support of the ULI Building Healthy Places (BHP) Initiative.
  • Understanding the Role of Health Impact Assessments
    Published on July 14, 2015 in Sustainability
    Health is emerging as a significant aspect of this Real estate developers' work. Projects that advance health may also have a market advantage, and one method of determining health impacts is by conducting a health impact assessment (HIA).
  • McGraw Hill and AIA Report on Design-Health Link in Industry
    Published on August 11, 2014 in Sustainability
    ULI recently supported an effort by the American Institute of Architects and McGraw Hill Construction to take the pulse of key stakeholders that have the ability to influence healthy design, construction, and operation of buildings.