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Friday, October 12 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Planning and Assessment - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Learn how GIS is used to study the role of geography in legal and illegal drug use. Furthermore, we’ll learn which populations are most afflicted and how GIS can be used to sample and assess communities.

  • MA Opioid Crisis: Spatial Data-driven Approaches for Community Resilience
    Cordula Robinson, Ph.D., Associate Teaching Professor, Northeastern University, CPS, Boston, MA
    F.Grippa, C. Lee, E. Avalon, P. Edmonds
  • The Effective Use of GIS to Support Dissemination Efforts in Medical Education for Vulnerable Populations
    Wansoo Im, Ph.D., Associate Professor, MeHarry Medical College, Nashville, TN


Moderator
avatar for Jeff Orton

Jeff Orton

Director of GIS, Wonderful Citrus
Jeff Orton has been the Director of GIS for the Wonderful Citrus since 2010.  Prior to that he was the GIS lead for the County of Kern, CA and the GIS Administrator for the Utah Transit Authority.  He has served as the President of Central Cal URISA 3 times and has been involved... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Cordula Robinson, Ph.D

Cordula Robinson, Ph.D

Professor, Northeastern University, CPS
Professor and Geospatial faculty lead at Northeastern University. Previously Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; German Aerospace Center (Berlin); Boston University (Research Professor). Faculty affiliate of Northeastern University's Global Resilience Institute and Kostas... Read More →
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Wansoo Im, PhD

Associate Professor, Meharry Medical College
Wansoo Im has applied community participatory mapping method on environmental health, health equity, healthcare, transportation, and other planning-related fields. He has taught at Rutgers, NJIT, and UDMNJ for over 20 years. He is an associate professor at Department of Family and... Read More →



Friday October 12, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
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