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Research from Dr. Ackley used to help gain support for new community recreation resource.

Build Healthy, Equitable Communities for Children and Families; ChangeLab Solutions & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2018)

Invest Health Initiative; Reinvestment Fund & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2018)

Virginia Municipal League - Addressing inequities in community health: A national model unfolds in Virginia. Virginia Town & City.

Build Healthy Places Network - Featured Research in Sustainable Community Development (2017)

Journal of Appalachian Health - Roanoke's Collective Public Health Activities (2019)

The relationship between social connection and childhood obesity