Jenny Roe

Professor and Director of the Center for Design & Health,
School of Architecture, University of Virginia

Jenny Roe, PhD is Professor and Director of the Center for Design & Health in the School of Architecture, University of Virginia. An environmental psychologist and former head of Landscape Architecture for an international architectural practice, she has written extensively on the impact of the environment on health and wellbeing including for the World Health Organization and The Lancet. She has over 15 years’ experience in researching the use of ‘restorative environments’ to build healthier urban societies and communities including a vital role for urban parks and green space, with a focus on health equity.