Joanna Lombard

Professor
University of Miami

Joanna Lombard, AIA, LEED AP, is a registered architect (Florida) and Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture with a joint appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the Miller School of Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. At UM, she is a founding member of the Built-Environment Behavior & Health Research Group with funded projects in the area of neighborhood design and health, currently studying the impacts of streetscape-greening on Miami-Dade Medicare beneficiaries. Co-leader of one of the eleven university-based teams selected as charter members of the American Institute of Architects Design & Health Research Consortium, she is author and co-author of articles, book chapters, and books, and she links research and design through advising on strategies for healthy communities. She has worked with colleagues at UM’s Abess Center, Georgetown, and Harvard Universities to organize a colloquium on climate migration (February 2018). During the summer of 2018 she was a member of the RWJF Evidence for Action: Culture of Health delegation to the One Water Summit 2018. With colleagues from U.Minnesota and Portland State, she convened a discussion group on climate migration at the AIA 2018 Collaborative Research Summit, and in Miami, she developed and taught a 3-day workshop for the CLEO/Van Alen Institute Climate Design Lab and is continuing work with The Nature Conservancy to advance the Miami Cities Program’s Allapattah: Resilient Health District + Wagner Creek Greenspace Project.

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