Presentations

 

Infectious and Vector-borne Diseases I

 

Understanding Global Seasonal Synchronization of Infectious Diseases Using Remote Sensing
Elena N. Naumova
Tufts University School of Engineering, USA

 

Use of Satellite-Based Rainfall Products and Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Rift Valley Fever Vectors
Clément Guilloteau, Marielle Gosset, Cécile Vignolles,
Matias Alcoba, Yves M. Tourre, Jean-Pierre Lacaux
CNRS and CNES, France

 

Climate and Land Use Drivers of the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Malaria Risk in the Peruvian Amazon, 2001-2012
Benjamin Zaitchik
Johns Hopkins University, USA

 

 

Infectious and Vector-borne Diseases II

 

Risk Factors Associated with Clinical Malaria Episodes in Bangladesh: A Longitudinal Study
Ubydul Haque
Johns Hopkins University, USA

 

Remote Sensing of Vibrio spp. bacteria in the Chesapeake Bay Estuary, MD
Erin Urquhart, Ben Zaitchik, Seth Guikema
Johns Hopkins University, USA

 

Identification of Urban and Peri-urban Favorable Breeding Habitat for Aedes Mosquitoes’
M. Shahzad Sarfraz
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

 

Predictive Aid for Seasonal, Avian and Pandemic Influenza and Acute Respiratory Infections Using Remote Sensing Data
Richard Kiang
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

 

Associations of Seasonal Influenza Activity with Meteorological Parameters in Temperate and Subtropical Climates: Germany, Israel, Slovenia and Spain
Radina P Soebiyanto
Universities Space Research Association, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

 

 

Climate Variability and Health

 

Spatial and Temporal Scales of Anthropogenic Change in Central Asia: Physical and Socioeconomic Indicators, Including Health and Safety Risks
BROWN, Alex, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

 

Short-Term Vulnerability or Long-Term Adaptation: Quantifying Adverse Health Consequences of Extreme Weather Events with Spatial Regionalization
Alexander Liss, Tufts University, USA

 

 

Healthcare

 

Using GIS for Defining the Accessibility to Health Care Facilities in Jeddah City
Abdulkader A Murad
KingAbdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

HEALTH GEOGRAPHY OF ANDHRA PRADESH
SHRINAGESH, Bathula, Osmania University, India, geosri74@gmail.com

 

 

 

Air Pollution Modeling for Health Impact Studies

 

SPATIAL AND SPECTRAL RESOLUTION FOR DUST AND HEALTH APPLICATIONS
Stanley Morain, EDAC,  University of New Mexico, USA, 
smorain@edac.unm.edu 

 

EVALUATION OF BIAS RESULTING FROM GEOGRAPHIC IMPUTATION OF PATIENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT OF AMBIENT EXPOSURES IN HEALTH ANALYSES
JONES, Rena R., National Cancer Institute, rena.jones@nih.gov

 

PUBLIC HEALTH APPLICATIONS OF REMOTELY-SENSED ENVIRONMENTAL DATASETS FOR THE CONTERMINOUS UNITED STATES
Mohammad Al-Hamdan, Universities Space Research Association and Earth Science Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, USA,
mohammad.alhamdan@nasa.gov

 

STUDYING THE ASSOCIATION OF ASTHMA HOSPITAL VISITS WITH PARTICULATE MATTER EXPOSURES USING SATELLITE-DERIVED NEW DAILY PM2.5 DATA PRODUCTS
FARUQUE, Fazlay, ffaruque@umc.edu

 

Using NASA Remote Sensing Data for Multiscale Air Quality Models
Steven Kempler, NASA GSFC, USA

 

 

Earth Observing Data and Tools for Health Studies

 

NASA Earth Science Research Results Enhancing Health and Air Quality Science for Society
John A. Haynes
Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA, USA

 

Japan’s Efforts of Using Satellite Remote Sensing for The Prediction of Infectious Diseases
Tamotsu Igarashi
Research and Development Department, RESTEC, JAPAN

 

Landsat – Monitoring our Earth’s Condition for over 40 years
Thomas Cecere
Land Remote Sensing Program, USGS, USA

 

Giovanni: Examining NASA Remote-Sensing Data for Public Health

James G. Acker, NASA GES DISC / Adnet Inc.
Radina Soebiyanto, USRA, USA

 

Spatial Association of Diseases

 

 

MAPPING AND MODELING NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES AND POVERTY IN BRAZIL, BOLIVIA AND COLOMBIA
John B Malone, Louisiana State University, USA,
malone@vetmed.lsu.edu

 

GEOSPATIAL PATTERNS OF RESISTANCE OF CANINE HEARTWORM (DIROFILARIA IMMITIS) TO MACROCYCLIC LACTONE PREVENTIVE DRUGS
PULASKI, Cassan, Louisiana State University, cpulaski@vetmail.lsu.edu

 

THE MYTH OF 1000 METER BUFFERS: SPATIAL SCALE EFFECTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL RISK-FACTOR MODELING FOR DISEASES
RAGHAVAN, Ram K., rkraghavan@vet.k-state.edu

 

 

Environmental Public Health Surveillance

 

Approaches to Detecting Gene-Environment Interactions in Environmental Adaptability Using Genetic Engineering, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
Sumiko Anno
Shibaura Institute of Technology, JAPAN

 

 

Holistics for Health

 

Holistics 3.0
David J. Lary
University of Texas, Dallas, USA

 

CONNECTING THE DOTS ACROSS HEALTH CARE DATA IN MULTIPLE ORGANIZATIONS WITHOUT CONSOLIDATING THE DATA
MCOWEN, Paul, pmcowen@chiliad.com

 

Pulmonary Pathogenicity of Ambient Particulate Dust from Iraqi Military Fields
David A. Jackson
US Army Center for Environmental Health Research, USA

 

Advanced NASA Environmental Data for Studying Public Health: Data Acquisition, Exploration, Access and Retrieval Services Today, Analytics Tomorrow
Steven Kempler, NASA, GSFC, USA

 

Innovation in Observation: Early Outbreak Detection Using Remote Sensing
Elena N. Naumova
Tufts University School of Engineering, USA

 

 

INTEGRATING BIG DATA INTO REGIONAL ATMOSPHERIC MODELS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH APPLICATIONS
HUDSPETH, William and BUDGE, Amelia, Earth Data Analysis Center, bhudspeth@edac.unm.edu  

 

INFERRING CAUSAL RELATIONSHIPS FROM LARGE-SCALE TIME-SERIES
KLEINBERG, Samantha, Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, samantha.kleinberg@stevens.edu

 

 

Keynotes

 

Building GEOSS
Douglas Cripe, GEO Secretariat, Switzerland,
dcripe@geosec.org

 

NATIONAL BIOSURVEILLANCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP
JONES, Franca R., Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC 20500, durcpolicy@ostp.gov

 

PREPAREDNESS, PREDICTION, PREVENTION, AND PARTNERS: A NOAA-WIDE APPROACH TO REDUCE PUBLIC HEALTH RISK
TRTANJ, Juli M., NOAA, Juli.trtanj@noaa.gov

 

THE EMERGING FIELD OF GEOMEDICINE
DAVENHALL, William, ESRI, bdavenhall@esri.com

 

Lawrence Friedl*, Keynote Address: NASA Earth Science and Applications, lfriedl@nasa.gov/  kathryn.a.carroll@nasa.gov

 

The Top Ten Reasons for Geoscientists and Doctors to Talk to Each Other  
Omar Khan
Associate Vice Chair, Dept. of Family Medicine
Medical Director, Eugene duPont Preventive Medicine & Rehab Institute
Director, Global Health Residency Track, Christiana Care Health System
Science Board Chair, APHA, USA

 

Poster

 

GEOSPATIAL MODELING OF ASTHMA POPULATION IN RELATION TO AIR POLLUTION– A DECISION SUPPORT FOR HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Swatantra R Kethireddy, Jackson State University, USA,
j00624195@students.jsums.edu

 

DETERMINANTS OF CHILDHOOD MORTALITY IN BANGLADESH: EVIDENCE FROM 2011 BANGLADESH DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY
ABIR, Tanvir, University of Western Sydney Australia, t.abir@uws.edu.au

 

Measuring Geographic Accessibility with GIS-Tool: A Risk Evaluation and Planning to against Pandemic Influenza in Taiwan
Po-Huang Chiang
Institute of Population Health Sciences Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan