Geospatial Health Symposium 2: Vulnerability and Accessibility

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 1:30 PM / 2:45 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 8
Organizers: Michael Desjardins, Kevin Matthews
Chairs: Hamish Robertson


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 Hamish Robertson*, University of Technology Sydney, Nick Nicholas, The Demographer’s Workshop, AUSTRALIA, Gillian Shaw, Quality and Safety Data Systems Lead, Alfred Health, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, Karen Roberts, Vulnerabilities Project Lead, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Lisa Somerville, Director of Allied Health, Alfred Health, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, Joannne Travaglia, Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, Mapping Vulnerability and Adverse Healthcare Events: A Spatial Information Strategy 15 1:30 PM
Presenter Penelope Mitchell*, University of Alabama, Dwight Lewis Jr., University of Alabama, Kevin M. Curtin, University of Alabama, Ashleigh Price, University of Alabama, Daniel Turner, University of Alabama, Geographic Disparities in Accessibility to Medication for Opioid Use Disorder among Adults in the U.S 15 1:45 PM
Presenter Louisa Holmes*, Pennsylvania State University, Pamela M Ling, UCSF, Impacts of new local and state policies on substance use and associated retail landscapes 15 2:00 PM
Presenter Matthew Keeble*, University of Cambridge, Thomas Burgoine, University of Cambridge, Jean Adams, University of Cambridge, Socioeconomic inequalities in fast-food access through a leading online food delivery service in England: a cross sectional ecological analysis. 15 2:15 PM

To access contact information login