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Important Information

Registration:
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For additional information please contact us via email, or phone 518-486-7921.

Cost: $25 per person with students admitted free.

Local Site:
University at Albany School of Public Health
George Education Center Auditorium
University at Albany East Campus, Routes 9 & 20 (near Interstate 787 & downtown Albany).

Event Detail

GIS & Public Health Day

April 29, 2008

Program Description:

This conference, co-sponsored by the University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness and Prevention Research Center, and the New York State Department of Health provided participants with an overview of Geographic Information Systems and applications to Public Health. It was held at the U@Albany School of Public Health in Rensselaer, NY

Presentations:
Note: Slides will open in a new window (in pdf format)

Google Maps & Google Earth
Wansoo Im, MURP, PhD, Vertices LLC

Tracking MRSA with GIS
Abel Kho MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Evaluation of Spatial Surveillance Methods
Ken Kleinman, ScD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

GIS Analysis Utilized During a County-Wide Mass Vaccination Exercise
Bob Brems, MPH, Epidemiologist, Zanesville/Muskingum (Ohio) County Health Department

Use of Google Earth to Strengthen Public Health Capacity and Facilitate Management of Vector-Borne Diseases in Resource-Poor Environments
Lars Eisen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Colorodo State University

Using GIS to Forecast Infectious Disease Risk
Gregory Glass, PhD, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

If you have questions about any of the presentations, e-mail msz03@albany.edu

Please make plans to join us for next year's program-- our Fifth Annual GIS & Public Health Day !

Flyers:   Word Format   PDF Format  

Who Should Attend:
National audience of public health professionals and researchers, epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, biostatisticians, GIS users, and public health students interested in GIS. 

When:
April 29, 2008 8:30 am to 4:00 pm ET

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5 U90 TP224249-04. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

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