March WashU GIS User Group Meeting

Thursday, March 29th at 4:00pm
Danforth Campus, Lopata Hall, Room 201

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Kelly M. Harris, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Child Health & Education Lab
Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University School of Medicine

Mapping Asthma: The Geography of Inequality

Dr. Harris uses GIS to identify ‘hotspots’ of childhood asthma in St. Louis. Higher asthma rates are linked with social and environmental disadvantage, and reduced educational outcomes. Harris’ research explores these relationships. Through data, she seeks to discover solutions to health inequalities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

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