This site was developed by VERTICES, a GIS consulting firm working to connect people and connect communities with GIS technology. The blog shows how GIS gives new meaning to public health professionals who need to utilize the technology as part of their daily research activities. With many available functions to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data, researchers utilize GIS for disease surveillance, data collection, and data visualization.The site addresses how GIS is continually used in healthy research and promotion such as disease surveillance, community health projects, or other research projects which it has encountered.
- Wansoo Im, Ph.D., VERTICES, LLC
- Sachiye Day, VERTICES research assistant, VERTICES, LLC