Geospatial Health Symposium 4: Health Behaviors

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 4:40 PM / 5:55 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 8
Organizers: Michael Desjardins, Kevin Matthews
Chairs: Jingjing Li


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 Jingjing Li*, Drexel University, Daniel A. Rodriguez, University of California Berkeley, Amy H. Auchincloss, Drexel University, Yong Yang, University of Memphis, Brisa N. Sánchez, Drexel University, Neighborhood characteristics and transport walking: Exploring multiple pathways of influence using a structural equation modeling approach 15 4:40 PM
Presenter Amelia Merhar*, University of Waterloo, Embodying Transience: Narratives of Touring and Wellbeing from Canadian Musicians 15 4:55 PM
Presenter Bochu Liu*, University of Toronto, Michael Widener, University of Toronto, Lindsey Smith, University of Toronto, A methodological framework to explore the impacts of a partner’s time use and geography on an individual’s diet 15 5:10 PM
Presenter Greg Rybarczyk*, University of Michigan-Flint, Assessing the potential for increasing intermodal transportation in a university town 15 5:25 PM

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