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  • GIS Leadership & Management
  • Community Resiliency and Sustainability 
  • Social Justice and Equity Implications of GIS
  • GIS Supporting Health and Human Services
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Geospatial Technology Innovations
  • Inspiring the Future of GIS and Education

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Tuesday, October 1 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Modeling Health Risk Exposures from Zoonotic to Geologic - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn about employing GIS models in order to identify various health risks.  The talks cover a wide range of locations and scales.

  • Building Habitat Suitability Model of Ixodes scapularis (Deer/Blacklegged Tick)
    Fikriyah Winata, Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • Using GIS and Spatial Analysis, Aiding Interventions in High Malaria Prevalence Areas 2017/2018: A Case of Geita
    Scholastica Bahemana, Implementer and Spatial Analyst ,Health Informatics Officer, Jhpiego Corporation – USAID, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Investigation of Chronic Arsenic Exposure in Rural Florida Panhandle
    Maya Richardson, M.S., Graduate Research Assistant and Rebecca Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • Using GIS for Defining and Analyzing Health Demand Locations in Jeddah City
    Abdulkader Murad, FCInstCES, Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Bernadette de Leon, GISP

Director, School of Public Health-Bloomington IT Services, Indiana University, Bloomington

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Abdulkader Murad, Ph.D

Professor, King Abdulaziz University
Prof. Abdulkader A. Murad is a Fallow at the Charted Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, FCInstCES. Currently, he is the GIS and IT Advisor for the Vice President for projects in king AbdulAziz University and a Professor of GIS in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning... Read More →
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Fikriyah Winata, M.S., CTT+

Ph.D Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fikriyah Winata (Fik) is a first-year Ph.D student with a concentration in health/medical geography. Her interest in vector-borne disease brought her to work at the Geographic Information Science and Spatial Epidemiology (GISSA) Lab, College of Veterinary Medicine, the University... Read More →

Maya Richardson, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Scholastica Bahemana

Implementer and Spatial Analyst Health Informatics Officer, Jhpiego Tz - USAID Boresha Afya Project, Lake and Western Zones
Scholastica Bahemana is a proficient technology innovator leading digital health activities in GIS, spatial analysis and geo-statistics. She has high data management skills and well experienced in project indicator monitoring and evaluation. She has proven experience with health management... Read More →

Tuesday October 1, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Salon 22