Social disparities, environment, and health

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group, Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/10/2018
Start / End Time: 12:40 PM / 2:20 PM (MDT)
Room: Rampart, Sheraton, 5th Floor
Organizers: Yingru Li
Chairs: Justin Stoler


Social and environmental disparities could directly influence people’s behaviors and health. People at lower levels of the social hierarchy can only access limited and low-quality material support, such as poor housing, polluted environment, limited health care, and poor insurance coverage, etc. This session will include studies examining relevant risk factors and the impacts on health.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Ethan Portillo*, University of North Texas, Chetan Tiwari, University of North Texas , Joseph Oppong , University of North Texas , Location Strategies of Retail Clinics: Are they Serving the Needs of Uninsured/Underinsured Populations in Texas Cities? 20 12:40 PM
Presenter Lin Zhang*, , Impact of Differentiation of Community Living Environment on Individual Health in Guangzhou 20 1:00 PM
Presenter Justin Stoler*, University of Miami, Jessica R Williams, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Nick Petersen, University of Miami, Characterizing the spatial mismatch between intimate partner violence related healthcare services and arrests in Miami-Dade County, Florida 20 1:20 PM

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