Directions Magazine
Hello. Login | Register

Videos

All Videos

Geospatial Methods in Health Research - National Institutes of Health

Thursday, January 17th 2013
Read More About:


 

Ellen Cromley is a medical geographer. She completed a B.A. in Urban and Environmental Studies at Case Western Reserve University, an M.A. in Geography from Ohio State University, and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Kentucky. She co-authored GIS and Public Health (2002) with Sara McLafferty. The second edition was published in October, 2011. She began her career at Hunter Health Plan in Lexington, Kentucky, a Neighborhood Health Center, and worked for Appalachian Regional Hospitals before her career as a professor in the Department of Geography, University of Connecticut. She spent four years as Senior Research Associate at The Institute for Community Research in Hartford, Connecticut, as an investigator on grants funded by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (alcohol as a factor in sexual risk behavior among young men in slum communities of Mumbai, India), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (housing status and stability among low income drug users in Hartford), and the National Institute of Mental Health (delivery of a multi-level intervention to promote female condom use). She has been a consultant on a research project funded by the National Cancer Institute environmental factors affecting physical activity in older women). Dr. Cromley has served as a career development award mentor for researchers at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Connecticut Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention who were seeking to integrate geographic methods and GIS into their work. She served as a member of the NIH Community-Level Health Promotion study section.
Bookmark and Share

Stay Connected

Twitter RSS Facebook LinkedIn Delicious Apple Devices Android Blackberry






Recent Comments

Data Mashups can Help Answer the World’s Biggest Questions

As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This approach to linking data could help us shed light on phenomena such as the health impacts of climate change....

New high-resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites “Exhibit Significant Damage”
Is GIS Splitting?
What Grade Would Your Homepage Get?
Modeling and Simulation: AEgis Technologies Builds Core Capabilities in Era of 3D
Making Location Work for Smart Cities – the Case for Location Standards
Addresses Spark Debate
GIS is NOT a Load of Garbage
The 2014 NSGIC Annual Conference: States are Focusing on Coordination, Actions and Technology Solutions

DirectionsMag.com

About Us | Advertise | Contact Us | Web Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
© 2014 Directions Media. All Rights Reserved