Associate Professor – Community Health and Sustainability
Dr. Hipp is a built environment and public health scholar. His work focuses on how our built environments (home neighborhood, parks, streets, worksites, schools, etc.) impact our health and how this impact differs spatially and across populations. Dr. Hipp is an expert in emerging technologies and active transportation and physical activity including the use of crowdsources, webcams, accelerometry, GPS, and GIS. Dr. Hipp has evaluated Open Streets programs, Complete Streets policies, park use and access, and worksite environments that support movement and healthy eating. He teaches courses on data management and analysis, GIS, and built environment and public health.