Category Archives: News

HMGSG Facebook Page is Online!

If you have a Facebook account, please like our page and help it grow!  The goal is to utilize Facebook as a way to post job listings, research opportunities, and AAG-related events.  The link is provided below. https://www.facebook.com/HMGSG/

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2016 AAG HMGSG Related Sessions

Tuesday 1124 Health Geography, Medical Humanities, and Narrative Medicine I: 8:00 AM – 9:40 AM in Imperial A, Hilton Hotel, Ballroom Level 1224 Health Geography, Medical Humanities, and Narrative Medicine II: 10:00 AM – 11:40 AM in Imperial A, Hilton … Continue reading

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HMGSG Leadership Nomination

Voting will take place at our Group Business Meeting on 3/31/2016, from 11:50 AM – 1:10 PM in Union Square 22, Hilton Hotel, 4th Floor.   Dr. Michael J. Widener for the Vice Chair (Dr. Widener is an Assistant Professor at … Continue reading

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HMGSG Business Meeting 2016

The HMGSG Business Meeting for the 2016 AAG Conference will be held on Thursday, 3/31/2016, from 11:50 AM – 1:10 PM in Union Square 22, Hilton Hotel, 4th Floor. This is a chance to socialize with peers and the community, and … Continue reading

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HMGSG 2015 Award Recipients

The Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography, Sara McLafferty (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) has received the 2015 Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography. This very prestigious award is annually … Continue reading

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International Geospatial Health Research Symposium at the AAG 2015: Call for Papers

International Geospatial Health Research Symposium AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015 Sponsors: The International Geospatial Health Research Network The AAG Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) The Association of American Geographers This Symposium within the 2015 AAG Annual … Continue reading

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Melinda Meade Memorial Disease Ecology Sessions @ AAG at Chicago, Illinois (2015)

Melinda Meade Memorial Disease Ecology Sessions @ AAG at Chicago, Illinois (2015) In memory of Dr. Melinda Meade, who passed away in November 2013, several sessions around the theme of disease ecology will be organized at the upcoming 2015 AAG … Continue reading

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Royal Geographic Society session: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research

Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014) Posted on January 7, 2014 by Centre for Medical Humanities Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies … Continue reading

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A sad announcement: the passing of Melinda Meade (medical geographer)

The Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, sadly announces the passing of Professor Emeritus Melinda Meade on November 19th. Professor Meade has been a central presence in our department since 1978, and her contributions to … Continue reading

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Charting New Opportunities: Social Environment & Health Research

The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group is pleased to co-sponsor the “Charting New Opportunities: Social Environment & Health Research” session at the 2014 Annual Meeting.  This session is organized by Bethany Deeds from the NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse.  Please … Continue reading

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