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Thursday, October 30 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Public Health Geomatics

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From monitoring the spread of disease to improving citizen health through wellness programs, GIS is vital for public health initiatives. This session addresses a few ways in which GIS is the star in this important discipline.

  • Geostatistical Deliberation on the Term “Dengue Epidemic” within Trinidad
    Sarah Hosein, BSc, MSc, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Application of Geographic Information Systems in Healthcare Management
    Bangbo Hu, Department of Geography & Environment, Villanova University, Villanova PA, United States 
  • Mapping Chikungunya
    Ronald Chapman, Ministry of Health, St. Michael, Barbados


Ronald Chapman

Ministry of Health

Bangbo Hu

Associate Professor, Villanova University
My research interests are in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartography, History of Cartography, and Geography of Asia. Courses offered: (1) Geographic Information Systems. (2) Physical Geography. (3) Digital Image and Airphoto Interpretation. (4) Geography of Asia.

Thursday October 30, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
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