2021 HMGSG Awards Summary

Melinda S. Meade Travel Awards (AAG)
Yu Lan: UNC-Charlotte
Zhiyue (Luna) Xia: University of Maryland

Data Visualization Competition – Dynamic
The US COVID Atlas: https://theuscovidatlas.org
Dylan Halpern, Marynia Kolak, Qinyun Lin, Vidal Anguino, Susan Paykin, Xun Li — University of Chicago

Data Visualization Competition – Static
Spatial Network of Cancer Care Utilization and Automated Delineation of Cancer Service Areas in Northeast US
Changzhen Wang, Fahui Wang, and Tracy Onega — Louisiana State University

Honorable Mention
Data Visualization Competition – Static
Housing is a Health Issue! Can We House Those Experiencing Houselessness?
Feminist Mapping Collective: Elsa Noterman, Luke Leavitt, Meghan Kelly, Alicia Iverson, Kela Caldwell, Kallista Bley

Peter Gould Student Paper Competition
Yanzhe Yin, University of Georgia
DTEx: A dynamic urban thermal exposure index based on human mobility patterns

Jacques May Thesis Prize (Master’s)
Siewying Shee: National University of Singapore
Moving bodies, feeling health: Examining the embodied politics of health-promoting infrastructure in Singapore

Jacques May Thesis Prize (PhD)
Makoto Takahashi: Technical University of Munich
The Improvised Expert :Performing expert authority after Fukushima (2011-2018)

Meredith Alberta Palmer: Cornell University
Land, Family, Body: Measurement and the Racial Politics of US Colonialism in Haudenosaunee Country

Emerging Scholars in Health and Medical Geography
Dr. Marta M Jankowska: City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Trang VoPham: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholar in Health and Medical Geography
Dr. Sarah Curtis
Professor Emeritus, Durham University
Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh

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