Jenny Roe

Jenny Roe is the Mary Irene DeShong Professor of Design + Health and the Director of the Center of Design + Health at the University of Virginia. She has a multi-disciplinary background in the humanities, design and environmental psychology. She leads the Center in trans-disciplinary research collaborations that address the health challenges of the 21st century including mental health and stress. Jenny is an Environmental Psychologist whom explores our interactions with our world, and how they impact our health, wellbeing and behaviors. She is a specialist researcher in restorative environments and places that actively improve our health, including high quality urban parks, for instance, and natural water settings.