GIS and Community Health Planning Conference

Papers presented at the University at Albany School of Public Health 7th annual GIS and Public Health conference are now available and include:

“All Public Health is Local” : The Community Perspective on GIS and Public Health
Russell Kirby, University of South Florida

Creating Community Health Indicators Using Spatial Smoothing, Aggregation and Masking
Thomas Talbot, New York State Department of Health

Global Geographies of Environmental Injustice and Health : Using GIS to Estimate Populations at Risk
Florence Margai, Binghamton University-SUNY

Effects of Material and Relational Deprivation on Community Health Status
David Gregorio, University of Connecticut

An Adolescent Sexual Health Community Needs Index: Solutions from Merging Spatial Statistics with GIS
Glen Johnson, New York State Department of Health

Dynamic GIS during Public Health Emergencies
David Gruber, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness