As an urban planner and researcher, Lynn Todman has spent her career digging into why people get sick, and the type of environment they need to get well.

As Lakeland Health’s executive director of population health, she continues to probe into the underlying factors that impact health, particularly for those who are often neglected.

Where you live “profoundly affects people’s health, and their mental health,” Todman has found – from noise and pollution to access to fresh foods.

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