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Rick Sadler

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Rick Sadler is a medical geographer-turned-community-based public health researcher. His work is rooted in exploring the impacts of the built environment on health, particularly with respect to historical discriminatory housing and land use practices that create unequal contemporary landscapes (including redlining, blockbusting/white flight, and suburban sprawl). This work has included forays into environmental health (around the Flint Water Crisis), infectious disease (around COVID-19), economic development, food access, crime, blight, and mental health, though the focus of his work remains on housing and health.

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