Frank Hardisty speaks at the Pennsylvania Department of Health

GeoVISTA Reseacrch Associate, Frank Hardisty, recently gave a presentation at the Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health in Harrisburg. The talk examined applications of geographic visualization in a variety of public health programs, ranging from analysis of cancer clusters to mapping of pathogen-specific diseases. Specifically, Dr. Hardisty, highlighted the GeoVISTA Center's focus on developing, implementing, and disseminating the next generation of cross-platform, visually-enabled geospatial analysis methods and tools to support public health research and policy directed to cancer etiology, surveillance, and control. These tools include the GeoViz Toolkit, the Visual Inquiry Toolkit, and ESTAT, and the Pennsylvania Cancer Atlas.

For more information, contact Frank Hardisty at hardisty@psu.edu

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