Agenda

Date and TimeTitle
Nov 12, 2021 (Eastern)
11:37am - 11:47am
Demo
Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
8:30am - 5:30pm
Place & Health 2021
Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
8:30am - 8:40am
Registration & Login

The opening plenary will begin at 8:40am ET

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
8:40am - 8:45am
Welcome & Introduction

Andy Dent, MA, MBA
Director, Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
8:45am - 8:55am
Opening Remarks: Place and Health - Health Equity

Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and  Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
8:55am - 9:00am
Introduction: Keynote Speaker

Arie Manangan, MA
Chair, Geography and Geospatial Science Working Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote Address: Embodying Place and the People’s Health: Critical Science for Health Justice – An Ecosocial Proposal

Nancy Krieger, PhD
Professor of Social Epidemiology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the HSPH Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender and Health

Nancy Krieger is Professor of Social Epidemiology and American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and Director of the HSPH Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender, and Health. She is an internationally recognized social epidemiologist (PhD, Epidemiology, UC Berkeley, 1989), with a background in biochemistry, philosophy of science, and history of public health, plus 35+ years of activism involving social justice, science, and health. She is an ISI highly cited scientist (since 2004; reaffirmed: 2015); the group comprises <0.05% of publishing researchers. Dr. Krieger’s work addresses: (1) conceptual frameworks to understand, analyze, and improve the people’s health, including her ecosocial theory of disease distribution. focused on embodiment and equity; (2) etiologic research on societal determinants of population health and health inequities, including structural racism and other types of adverse discrimination; and (3) methodologic research to improve monitoring of health inequities.

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
10:10am - 11:25am
Plenary Panel Discussion: “Equity at the Intersection of Place and Health”

Michael Flynn, MA
Lead Research Social Scientist and Coordinator of the Occupation Health Equity Program, Occupational Health Equity Program, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Este Geraghty, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer and Health Solutions Director, ESRI

Jeff Hall, PhD, MSPH
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

John Balbus, MD, MPH
Interim Director, Office of Climate Change and Health Equity, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.

Moderator:
Sharunda Buchanan, PhD, MS
Director, Office of Priority Projects, Innovation and Environmental Justice, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
11:30am - 12:00pm
Poster Session

Please feel free to visit the Poster Hall during this time and chat with poster authors.

Voting is open until 1pm ET for the 2021 Place & Health Poster Awards.

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch Break

The conference will resume at 1pm ET

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
1:00pm - 1:40pm
Afternoon Remarks: Environmental Health Equity

Environmental Health Equity: A Time for Action – Introduction of Speakers
Andrew Dent, MA, MBA,
Director, Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Environmental Health Equity: A Time for Action – Focus on Health Equity and Climate
Patrick Breysse, PhD,
Director National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Environmental Health Equity: A Time for Action – Focus on Environmental Justice at Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Christopher Reh, PhD,
Associate Director, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Environmental Health Equity: A Time for Action – Focus on Health Equity and Geospatial Research Analysis and Services Program (GRASP)
Andrew Dent, MA, MBA,
Director, Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Place and Health Conference 2021 Presentation of Poster Awards
Voting results for Most Original, Best Analysis, and Best Cartographic
Presenter: Natalie Lennon, MPH

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
1:40pm - 4:40pm
Place & Health - Channel 2
Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Oral Presentation Session 1A: Chronic Diseases (<span style="color: #003C9F;">Channel 1</span>)

A call to action: County-Level increases in hypertension-related cardiovascular disease mortality
Adam Vaughan, PhD, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Access to lung cancer screening in rural and urban environments in the US
Liora Sahar, PhD, CDC's Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program (contractor)

Spotlighting chronic disease maps from state health departments
Michele Casper, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Using the strengths of Bayesian modeling to examine county-level variation in the timing of changing
Aspen Flynn, MPH, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Oral Presentation Session 2A: Spatial Analysis Applications (<span style="color: #6C468E;">Channel 2</span>)

Distance to food markets, child dietary quality and anthropometry in rural Cambodia
Minh-Cam Duong, PhD Candidate in Nutrition & Health Sciences at Emory University

Daily activity spaces and drug use among female sex workers living with HIV in the DR
Erica Felker-Kantor, MA, MSPH, PhD, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Designing a multivariate spatiotemporal CAR package for R in Rcpp
David DeLara, MS, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Characterization of communities with low radon-screening activities through a mixed method approach
Dajun Dai, PhD, Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
2:50pm - 3:50pm
Oral Presentation Session 1B: Environmental Health and the Built Environment (<span style="color: #003C9F;">Channel 1</span>)

Designing and mapping a youth Physical Activity Disparity (PAD) index
Jue Yang, PhD Candidate in the Geography Department at University of Georgia

Empowering Change in the Built Environment: A Tool to Improve Walkability, Bikeability, & Safety Through Land Use and Planning Decisions in Southern Nevada
Courtney Coughenour, PhD, UNLV School of Public Health

Using GIS to Tell the Equity Story of Those Walking and Biking in Las Vegas, NV
Erin Breen, BA, UNLV Transportation Research Center

Mapping health impact and exposure data following a lubricant chemical fire in Illinois to respond to public concern
Sandra Martell, DNP, Winnebago County Health Department

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
2:50pm - 3:50pm
Oral Presentation Session 2B: COVID-19 and Health Equity (<span style="color: #6C468E;">Channel 2</span>)

A COVID-19 Geospatial Population Health Risk Assessment for Missouri
Timothy Haithcoat, Center for Geospatial Intelligence, University of Missouri

Human mobility to parks under the COVID-19 pandemic and wildfire seasons in the western and central United States
Anni Yang, PhD, University of Oklahoma

Different racial and socioeconomic ecologic profiles correlate with COVID-19 case and death rates in Metro-Atlanta census tracts
Peter Baltrus, PhD, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at Morehouse SChool of Medicine

Multi-objective optimal allocation framework in COVID-19 test centers addressing coverage and equity
Ribhu Sengupta, MS, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Lightning Talk Session 1: Dashboards and Data Visualization (<span style="color: #003C9F;">Channel 1</span>)

Environmental Justice Dashboard from CDC’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Jena Losch, MPH, CDC's Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

Data Optimization and Dynamic Visualization: A Guide to Publishing a CDC PowerBI Dashboard
Phong Le, MPH, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

CDC Heat & Health Tracker: Tracking Heat Impacts and Vulnerabilities
Claudia Brown, MDP, CDC Heat & Health Tracker: Tracking Heat Impacts and Vulnerabilities

Development of Sub-County Health Data Indicators through Geographic Aggregation for Environmental Health Surveillance in New York State
Arjita Rai, MPH, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health

Modernization Initiative for the CDC’s Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
Linda Schieb, MSPH, CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Data-Driven Public Health Action: A National Farm Labor Data Dashboard
Sarah Prager, MPH, National Center for Farmworker Health

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
3:55pm - 4:25pm
Lightning Talk Session 2: GIS and Population Health (<span style="color: #6C468E;">Channel 2</span>)

Disability Data Equity: Improving Data Access for Advocacy
Lillie Greiman, MA, Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities, University of Montana

Frequent Synoptic Monitoring of Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms for Potential Prevention of Disease Outbreak
Chintan Maniyar, MTech, PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography, University of Georgia

Labor and Delivery Unit Closures Most Impact Travel Times to Birth Locations for Micropolitan Residents in Iowa
Barbara Kagima, MSc, PhD Candidate in Health Geography, University of Iowa

Outlived and Outsized: The Association of Historical Redlining on Present Day Preterm Births in Atlanta, Georgia, 2016-2018
Simone Wien, MPH, Department of Epidemiology at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health

Moving to Better Healthcare? Estimating the Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Homelessness
Ashutosh Kumar, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How the CDC Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative Aims to Prevent and Reduce Health Effects from Poor Air Quality
Nyasha Dunkley, MS, MPH, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Nov 16, 2021 (Eastern)
4:30pm - 4:50pm
Closing Remarks

Call-to-Action
Sharunda Buchanan, PhD, MS,
Director, Office of Priority Projects, Innovation and Environmental Justice, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Closing Remarks
Arie Manangan, MA,
Chair, Geography and Geospatial Science Working Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nov 19, 2021 (Eastern)
11:30am - 12:30pm
Test <span style="color: red;">color</span>

Description