Data Visualization Series
Join Advance-CTR, the Brown Library, and S4 for this 2-part series exploring data visualization, its methodology, and application in biomedicine and health. The purpose of this series is to serve as a data visualization introduction for clinicians and others who may be interested in using these tools and methods in their research.
Friday, May 13, 2022 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
"What GIS & Spatial Analysis can do for Health Research"
Guixing Wei, Senior GIS Developer and Spatial Scientist
The Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) Population Studies & Training Center
Dr. Wei will provide an introduction to GIS, mapping and spatial epidemiology and their applications in health research. A brief survey of common GIS techniques in health applications will be presented to showcase how health studies can benefit from spatial perspectives and geo-analytics. During the talk, Wei will also introduce S4 and Brown’s GIS infrastructure and their supportive resources to the Brown community.