The Health GIS Scholars Program is intended to enhance students’ research and professional development in the area of GIS and health research, cultivate students’ interest in GIS and spatial applications to health research, build the technical and writing skills of students to pursue scholarly publications and reports, and develop scholars in health GIS who go on to make important contributions to the academic, public health, health care, and non-profit sectors. Read about the 2021 Health GIS Scholars and their projects below. Applications for the 2021 Health GIS Scholars Program are no longer being accepted. Monitor the Geospatial Core page for future application deadlines.
Meet our 2021 Health GIS Scholars
Kelsey Day is a doctoral student in the Exercise Science Program at Arnold School of Public Health. With her award she will develop a walkability index to better assess external environments
Qian Huang is a doctoral student in the College of Arts and Science Geography program. She will use her award to examine disparities in response, impact and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.