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Geomedicine Discussion

Event contact: Vanessa Siliezar 909-748-8769

The Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis will host Dr. Estella Geraghty May 28

REDLANDS, Calif. (April 30, 2014)–Geomedicine will be the topic of discussion at the next Speaker Series event organized by the University of Redlands Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis on May 28 at the Redlands campus. Deputy Director for the Center for Health Statistics and Informatics with the California Department of Public Health Dr. Estella Geraghty will address the use of geographic information in health, specifically in the domain of public health.

Geomedicine produces a new type of medical intelligence that leverages national spatial data infrastructures to benefit personal human health and improve the quality of the care medical professionals deliver.

Geraghty leads the state vital records and public health informatics programs at California Department of Public Health. Geraghty also maintains her affiliation as a clinician researcher in the Division of General Medicine at University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on using GIS to influence health policy and advance community development programs. In addition to her degrees in medical informatics and public health, Geraghty is also a certified public health professional (CPH) and a geographic information systems professional (GISP).

  • WHAT: Dr. Estella Geraghty, deputy director for the Center for Health Statistics and Informatics with the California Department of Public Health presents: “Geomedicine: Getting from Hippocrates to HIE to Hadoop”
  • WHEN: Wednesday, May 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: University of Redlands, Casa Loma Room 1200 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373
  • This event is free and open to the public. Dinner is included.

 


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