5113.0 GIS

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 10:30 AM
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have various applications to the field of Public Health including the management, presentation, and analysis of data with a spatial component. At the end of the presentations, attendees will be able to answer the following questions:
Session Objectives: What are GIS applications to the field of Public Health? How can GIS benefit the field of Public Health? In keeping with the theme of the APHA Convention, what are applications of GIS to "Public Health Beyond Borders."
Christopher Williams, MPH, CPEHR, CPHI
Christopher Williams, MPH, CPEHR, CPHI

10:30 AM
A FREE GIS-Enabled, Integrated Public Health Surveillance Program
Chiehwen Ed Hsu, PhD, MS, MPH, Srinivasa Chakravarthi Chekuri, MBBS, MPH, Fang-Ying Vicki Hsiao, MS and Jerry A. Miller, MS, PhD
10:50 AM
GIS: An integrative curricular approach to community health assessment
Bradley A. Jamison, PhD, MPH, Sara R. Graham, BS, MPH(c) and Donn P. Gaede, PhD, MPH
11:10 AM
Mapping social determinants to enhance health inequities
Patricia G. Bray, PhD, Jane Peranteau, PhD and Thomas F. Reynolds, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Health Informatics Information Technology
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing