Geospatial Health Symposium 1: Environmental Health

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 11:10 AM / 12:25 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 8
Organizers: Michael Desjardins, Kevin Matthews
Chairs: Colleen Reid


In this symposium, we would like to bring together national and international scholars, practitioners, and policy makers from different specialties, institutions, sectors, and continents to share ideas, findings, methodologies, and technologies, and to establish and strengthen personal connections, communication channels, and research collaborations.

We welcome papers on all aspects of health and wellbeing, as well as health and medical geography and their intersections with other branches of geography, GIScience, and other disciplines.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Jonathan M. Tan*, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Exploring the impact of air pollution exposure on pediatric anesthesia patients at a Children’s Hospital 15 11:10 AM
Presenter Trang VoPham*, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Disparities in the association between air pollution exposure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 15 11:25 AM
Presenter Chang Zhao*, NORC at the University of Chicago, Ned English, NORC at the University of Chicago, Kevin L Brown, NORC at the University of Chicago, Modeling environmental exposure to air pollution and related health effects: an activity-space approach 15 11:40 AM
Presenter Amanda Kreuze*, Michigan State University, Human Health Risks from Toxic Release Inventory Chemicals: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Michigan, 2008-2017 15 11:55 AM

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