GIS in Public Health Educational Meeting: May 27

The Bay Area Automated Mapping Association – BAAMA, the local chapter of Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) – is hosting a public health GIS educational session on May 27th.

This is only the second time BAAMA has focused on public health.  Please consider attending as it promises to be an interesting set of presentations:

GIS in Public Health: Svetlana Smorodinsky, Research Scientist, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, CDPH

Racial Disparities in Sexually Transmitted Diseases and using GIS for Targeted Action: Michael Samuel, Chief, Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, STD Branch, CDPH; Denise Gilson, Research Scientist, STD Branch, CDPH

The Use of GIS for Health Policy and Planning: Cynthia Comerford Scully, Senior Environmental Health Planner, City and County of San Francisco, Dept. of Public Health

Overview and Demonstration of California Environmental Health Tracking Program’s Web-Based Services: Craig Wolff, IT/GIS Director, California Environmental Health Tracking Program, CDPH

Details: Thursday, 5/27/2010, 8:30 am – 12 noon, MTC, 101 8th St., Oakland, $10 for non-members.
See the BAAMA web site for talk descriptions and directions.