3rd Annual GIS & Public Health Day - GIS and Cancer

May 1, 2007 at the U@Albany School of Public Health

PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD (SEE BELOW)


 

SPONSORED BY...

American Cancer Society

U@Albany School of Public Health

Prevention Research Center

PROGRAM... CLICK ON A TITLE TO DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE PRESENTATION...

  • 8:00AM-9:00AM

    Registration and Continental Breakfast

  • 9:00AM
    Welcoming Remarks
    Mary Applegate, MD, Interim Dean, School of Public Health
    David Momrow, MPH, Sr VP Cancer Control Eastern Division, American Cancer Society
  • 9:15AM
    Spatial Analysis: Combining GIS and Statistical Tools (KEYNOTE)
    Linda Williams Pickle, PhD
    Chief Statistician
    StatNet Consulting (National Cancer Institute, retired)
  • 10:15AM
    GIS-Based Research to Improve Services for Cancer Prevention, and Control
    Gerard Rushton, PhD
    Professor, Department of Geography
    University of Iowa
  • 11:30AM
    Examples of the Use of Geographic Patterns of Cancer Rates in Cancer Prevention and Control
    Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research
    American Cancer Society
  • Noon-1:00PM

    Lunch

  • 1:00PM
    The Perils of Pareidolia: "Big" Problems and Some Solutions in Medical Geography
    Geoffrey M. Jacquez, MS, PhD
    President, BioMedware and Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental Health
    University of Michigan
  • 2:00PM
    Deprivation and Health: Using GIS to Characterize Social Environments and Cancer Risks
    David I. Gregorio, MS, PhD
    Director, Graduate Program in Public Health and Associate Professor of Community Medicine
    University of Connecticut
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM

    Break

  • 3:30PM
    Examining Geographic Patterns in Cancer Incidence Data and Environmental Factors in New Jersey
    Jerald A. Fagliano, MPH, PhD
    Consumer and Environmental Health Services
    New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION...

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    Location:
    University at Albany School of Public Health George Education Center Auditorium University at Albany East Campus, Routes 9 & 20 (near Interstate 787 & downtown Albany)

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