Antonio Gomez-Palacio and Monika Slovinec D’Angelo share and provide greater detail on the frameworks’ five domains, which are related to the social, environmental, economic, cultural, and political conditions that influence individual evaluations of well-being.
Antonio Gomez-Palacio, Principal and Founding Partner, DIALOG .
Antonio Gomez-Palacio’s professional experience and research focuses on the intersection of architecture, planning, and urban design. He is internationally recognized for transforming cities into vibrant urban places that respond to their social, economic, and environmental context. Antonio’s work is rooted in participatory processes.
Antonio has worked on a wide range of projects including urban intensification, master planning, mixed-use, transit, heritage, economic development, and sustainability. Antonio is a respected and award winning urban designer known for managing complex projects characterized by consistency, quality, and beauty. Antonio is currently the Chair of the City of Vaughan Design Review Panel and is past Chair of the Toronto Society of Architects.
Dr. Monika Slovinec D’Angelo is a health psychologist with extensive national and international experience developing, implementing, and evaluating health intervention programs, health care delivery models, and strategic health initiatives at organizational and systems levels. Her applied research has focused on strategies and systematic approaches for promoting and sustaining health behaviour change across populations and settings. As a scientific investigator she led research trials in health care and through consultancy roles completed numerous program evaluations at organizational, regional and national levels. She is currently Director of the Health portfolio at the Conference Board of Canada, where she oversees networks and research projects and initiatives in the areas of health care; health economics and policy; and workplace health, wellness and safety. She also continues to collaborate in academic research through her affiliation with the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa. Monika enjoys an active lifestyle and is committed to promoting health and wellness in her personal and professional life.