Healthy City Panel Discussion

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Join Psychology doctoral candidate and Kitchener Public Library guest librarian Robin Mazumder for a discussion on how cities contribute to our health. We’ll hear from experts in the field and have a discussion on ways we can make Kitchener a vibrant, healthy and happy city. Panelists include Dr. Colin Ellard (University of Waterloo, Psychology), Dr. Leia Minaker (University of Waterloo, Planning) and Rod Regier, Commissioner of Planning, Development and Legislative Services for the Region of Waterloo. Come with ideas and an open mind!

About our Guest Librarian

Robin Mazumder
Robin Mazumder is currently a PhD candidate in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Waterloo. 

Before he started his PhD, Robin worked as an occupational therapist in community mental health.  He also taught university courses in mental health and briefly ran a start-up accelerator. Robin is very interested in cities and community building. His work as an occupational therapist and passion for cities inform his current research around the relationship between urban design and mental health. Robin regularly writes about issues of urban design and cities on his blog. He can also be followed on Twitter at @robinmazumder.