GIS and Public health Summer Institute – Jun 12-14

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on April 9, 2019

2019 Summer Institute

GIS and Public health
Applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Public Health Research, Practice, and Public Policy

By the end of the 3-day Institute, participants will be able to:

  • Understand a broad range of ways that Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be applied to public health research, practice, and public policy
  • Critically analyze maps and research results developed using GIS
  • Learn how to create and analyze thematic maps, geocode addresses, and conduct basic queries
  • Implement a variety of field data collection methods used in GIS such as handheld GPS technology
  • Develop individual research agendas which incorporate GIS methods

Please visit our website for more information.

Wednesday, June 12 – Friday, June 14, 2019
Lecture: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lab: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lecture: Biomedical Research Building, Room TBD
Lab: David Rittenhouse Laboratories, Lab TBD

Full Institute: $850
Full Institute (student): $450
Lectures only: $450
Lectures only (student): $225


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