Emerging Scholar Award in Health and Medical Geography

Type: Virtual Panel
Sponsor Groups: Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/7/2021
Start / End Time: 4:40 PM / 5:55 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 22
Organizers: Marynia Kolak, Fikriyah Winata
Chairs: Marynia Kolak


This session will feature the emerging scholars in Health and Medical Geography from 2020, Colleen Reid and Jerry Shannon, as well as 2019, Michael Widener and Paul Delamater. The Award seeks to recognize early career scholars who show significant potential for distinguished scholarship in health and/or medical geography. Early career scholars who are in their 2nd-8th years of receiving their Ph.D. degree from an accredited degree program at the time of the upcoming AAG meeting were eligible for the Award.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Discussant Michael Desjardins Johns Hopkins University 15 4:40 PM
Panelist Colleen Reid University of Colorado, Boulder 15 4:55 PM
Panelist Jerry Shannon University of Georgia 15 5:10 PM
Panelist Michael Widener University of Toronto 15 5:25 PM

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