GEO3452/GEO6451 Introduction to Medical Geography

GEO3452/6451 Introduction to Medical Geography (Gen-Ed B) Course description: Medical geography deals with human-environment interactions and the influence of these interactions on public health. This course provides a broad-based, comprehensive survey of geographic topics and approaches in medical sciences. Hands-on experiences will be emphasized through GIS labs. Successful students will be able to: Apply geographic […]

Modeling transit-assisted hurricane evacuation through socio-spatial networks

MAO – Modeling transit-assisted hurricane evacuation through socio-spatial networks Yan Yang, Sara Metcalf, & Liang Mao Article first published online: 02 Oct 2020 International Journal of Geographical Information Science DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2020.1828590 ABSTRACT: Increasing intensity and frequency of hurricane events underscores the need for efficient and inclusive evacuation plans, particularly for carless and disabled populations. Hurricane […]

Inferring transit-based health seeking patterns from smart card data – A case study in Beijing, China

MAO – Inferring transit-based health seeking patterns from smart card data – A case study in Beijing, China Fangye Du, Liang Mao, Jiaoe Wang, Haitao Jin Article first published online: 19 AUG 2020 Health & Place DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102405 ABSTRACT: Massive electronic trip records have recently been utilized to infer people’s trips for healthcare. Many inferential methods […]

GEO3452-GEO6421 Introduction to Medical Geography

Course description: Medical geography deals with human-environment interactions and the influence of these interactions on public health. This course provides a broad-based, comprehensive survey of geographic topics and approaches in medical sciences. Hands-on experiences will be emphasized through GIS labs. Successful students will be able to: Apply geographic concepts and principles widely used in medical […]

Novel Network Approach to Mosquito Control Distribution Yields Insights for a City in Southern Ecuador

GAINESVILLE, FL – Fighting mosquito-borne disease can be costly – in both health and financial resources. While mosquito control is an effective way to combat the spread of diseases like dengue fever, the cost of spraying every house in a city quickly adds up. These costs limit public health vector control programs, which often operate […]

A network analysis framework to improve the delivery of mosquito abatement services in Machala, Ecuador

BLACKBURN, LIPPI, MAO, RYAN – A network analysis framework to improve the delivery of mosquito abatement services in Machala, Ecuador Catherine A. Lippi, Liang Mao, Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra, Naveed Heydari, Efraín Beltrán Ayala, Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena, Jason K. Blackburn & Sadie J. Ryan Article first published online: 11 FEB 2020 International Journal of Health Geographics […]

Geo3452 Introduction to Medical Geography Fall 2019 – online

Geo3452 Introduction to Medical Geography Fall 2019 – online Course description: Medical geography deals with human-environment interactions and the influence of these interactions on public health. This course provides a broad-based, comprehensive survey of geographic topics and approaches in medical sciences.  Hands-on experiences will be emphasized through GIS labs. Successful students will be able to: […]

UFGeog at AAG 2018

The UF Geography Department is sending a large contingent to New Orleans for the 2018 meeting of the American Association of Geographers Find out where you can see a GeoGator present their research below: Anthropogenic change to fluvial systems, I Geomorphology Specialty Group, Paleoenvironmental Change Specialty Group, Water Resources Specialty Group 4/10/2018 8:20 AM Balcony […]