5036.0 Using GIS in Community Health Planning and Policy Development

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
Session Objectives: - Discuss how the Maps for CHIPPs system can be integrated and used to support public health surveillance and community health assessments - Discuss the challenges associated with creating an effective, childhood obesity GIS - Analyze GIS survey data maps to determine existing and future tobacco control policy needs to reduce tobacco advertising in a community
Shari Kinney, MS, MPH, RN

8:30 AM
Integrating and Mapping Community Health Assessment Information: Maps for CHIPPs
Emmanuel Ngui, DrPH, MSc, James Grant, Richard Miller, Chelsea Hamilton and Emily McGinley, MPH, MS
9:10 AM
Demonstrating the value of GIS in childhood obesity prevention
Ruth Steiner, PhD, Ilir Bejleri, PhD, Jeffrey Harman, PhD, Jennifer Cannon, MURP, Juna Papajorgji, ADJ lecturer, MURP, Russell Watkins, PhD, Jeff Roth, PhD, Nancy Hardt, MD and Anne Mathews, PhD, RD, LDN
9:30 AM
Smoke signals? Using GIS in tobacco control
Statice Wilmore, BS, Matthew Feaster, MPH and Anthony Trochez, BA, Ethnic Studies

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)