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9th Annual GIS Day: GIS and Public Health Surveillance

Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) and Toolkit
(Time: 26:12)
SaTScan and a Space-Time Permutation Scan Statistic for the Detection of Gastrointestinal Disease Outbreaks
(Time: 33:24)
Storm Surge: Use of GIS in Hurricane Evacuation Planning and Evacuation Decision Making
(Time: 43:51)

1st Annual Western New York Health Geography and Geographic Information System (GIS) Day

1st Annual Western New York Health Geography and Geographic Information System (GIS) Day: Why Geography Matters for a Healthy Western New York

8th Annual GIS and Public Health Day

GIS and Public Health
Public Participatory Geographic Information Systems: Empowering the Public and Communities with GIS Technology,
(Time: 34:02)
Open Street Map and Public Interest Mapping,
(Time: 18:55)
HealthMap and Participatory Epidemiology: Engaging the Public in Epidemic Surveillance,
(Time: 1:04:10)
It's Personal: Volunteered Geographic Information in Public Health,
(Time: 35:38)
A Healthier and Engaged Public through Public Participation GIS,
(Time: 43:44)
Tracking Invasive Species in New York with Volunteers and Professionals,
(Time: 14:13)

7th Annual GIS and Public Health Day

7th Annual GIS Day Handouts
Collection of papers for the University at Albany GIS Days, 2007-present.
Dynamic GIS during Public Health Emergencies
(Time: 32:43)
Effects of Material and Relational Deprivation on Community Health Status
(Time: 27:11)
Creating Community Health Indicators Using Spatial Smoothing, Aggregation and Masking
(Time: 48:28)
An Adolescent Sexual Health Community Needs Index: Solutions from Merging Spatial Statistics with GIS
(Time: 48:30)
Global Geographies of Environmental Injustice and Health: Using GIS to Estimate Populations at Risk
(Time: 46:37)
All Public Health is Local: The Community Perspective on GIS and Public Health
(Time: 48:30)

This Date in
Public Health

On this date in 2009, Japanese scientists report that they have identified a new enzyme that suppresses breast cancer and hope that new therapies will result from these findings.

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