Mapping for Health: What Every Decision Maker Needs to Know

URISA

#9131148

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CDT

CM | 1.50

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Overview

Medical marijuana has drawn a lot of attention in the news. But what are the implications to local government? What are the impacts? How do we use existing data sets to understand where the healthcare providers are? Who is underserved? What are the gaps? This session will focus on using GIS for location-based decision making for policy makers and practitioners. 

Speakers

Amy Hunter, GISP

Amy Hunter currently works for Orange County Government as a GIS Analyst. She attended the University of Central Florida and earned a degree in Environmental Studies. Mrs. Hunter has eight years of GIS experience in both the public and private sector. Read More

Chris Alldredge, GIS

Chris Alldredge, GISP has 10 years of professional experience in law enforcement (LE)/homeland security (HS) intelligence, 3 years of experience in independent research and technology development, and 17 years of professional experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He currently author's a blog called Neighbor's Keeper which discusses ... Read More

David Grolling, MPS

David Grolling joined HealthLandscape in January 2016. His primary responsibilities include managing the geospatial data for the UDS Mapper, producing special purpose maps, and programming. He has experience in GIS, spatial analysis, veteran’s health data and military health records, data management and quality, and user acceptance testing. His research ... Read More

Contact Info

Wendy Nelson, wnelson@urisa.org