10:00 - 11:30 - PLENARY 1 (PL1)

Spatializing Health: Geography, GI Science and Urban Health

This session will demonstrate how advances in the methods and techniques of developing and analyzing evidence are increasing understanding of the importance of place and health.

CHAIR

  • David Vlahov, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dean & Professor, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco. Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Urban Health

PANELISTS

  • Martin Dijst, PhD, Professor of Urban Development and Spacial Mobility, Department of Human Geography and Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University
  • Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, University Professor of Epidemiology and Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University
  • Daniel A. Griffith, PhD, Professor, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at University of Texas at Dallas
  • Gérard Salem, PhD, Professor, University of Paris Ouest

DISCUSSANT

  • Mark W. Rosenberg, PhD, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Development Studies, Department of Geography and Planning, Queens University