3330.0 Using GIS to Identify & Address Health Disparities

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Session Objectives: Identify benefits of utilizing GIS to design public health programs and policies to improve the health of underserved communities Describe the use of spatial analysis to identify transportation barriers to health care access Describe the use of statistical methods to assess social vulnerability and community recovery

2:30 PM
2:50 PM
Using online mapping tools for strategic health planning and policy making for the health care safety net
Jennifer Rankin, PhD, Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH, Sean Finnegan, BS, Adam Schertz, MS, Mark Carrozza, MA and Jene' Grandmont, MA
3:30 PM
Combining Cluster and Factor Analysis to Examine the Effects of Social Vulnerability on Recovery
Yoon Soo Park, PhD, Jonathan J. Sury, MPH, CPH and David M. Abramson, PhD MPH

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

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