WVCTSI will host a special two-day Master Class on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for public health health, clinical, and policy research. During day one of this event, attendees will hear from a nationwide group of experts presenting their research and ideas that will give attendees the opportunity to see how broadly these methodologies can be applied. Day one will conclude with a networking event where participants can share ideas and discuss priority areas.
- Frank Annie, PhD, Research Associate and Health Geographer CAMC Hospital Systems
- Rajib Paul, PhD, Associate Professor at University of North Carolina Charlotte, Department of Public Health Sciences
- Sonikpreet Aulakh, MD, Assistant Professor at WVU, School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience
- Brian Witrick, PhD, Clemson University
Day two will be a workshop covering basic map making and use of cluster and drive time analyses. Attendees will also create their own GIS powered web-based applications that will be usable on nearly all smart devices.
This event will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 and from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8. Attendees have the option to attend in person or remotely via Zoom. Any questions can be directed to Kerri Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org.