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2021 HMGSG Awards Summary

Melinda S. Meade Travel Awards (AAG)Yu Lan: UNC-CharlotteZhiyue (Luna) Xia: University of Maryland Data Visualization Competition – Dynamic The US COVID Atlas: https://theuscovidatlas.orgDylan Halpern, Marynia Kolak, Qinyun Lin, Vidal Anguino, Susan Paykin, Xun Li — University of Chicago Data Visualization … Continue reading

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Election time: Seeking for nominations to fill upcoming vacancies for the 2021-2022 HMGSG board

Dear members: The AAG Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) is looking for nominations to fill upcoming vacancies for the 2021-2022 board. This year we are seeking nominations for the following positions: – 1 Vice-Chair – 2 At-Large Board … Continue reading

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Melinda S. Meade Graduate Student Travel Award 2021

Deadline: March 26, 2021 The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) of the American Association of Geographers is offering the Melinda S. Meade Graduate Student Travel Award for the virtual AAG Annual Meeting in April 2021.  This award provides … Continue reading

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GEOMED 2022

The GEOMED Conference (in-person) has been postponed one year, but this year will include a series of remote talks and workshops (see link below).

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Call for Nominations: Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography

Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography Nominations Deadline: March 1, 2021 The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) of the AAG is accepting nominations for the Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health … Continue reading

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Call for HMGSG Fall 2020 Newsletter Items

Dear HMGSG Members, As we are preparing the Fall 2020 Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) Newsletter, we would like to support our members by allowing you to highlight any achievements during this past year. Given the productivity of … Continue reading

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JOB POSTING – POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW IN RURAL IMMIGRATION AND HEALTH Area of Research:

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rural Immigration and Health Description of duties: The Post-doctoral Fellow will work with a multi-disciplinary research team at the University of Toronto Mississauga, the University of Waterloo, and the Newcomer Centre of Peel to examine the health … Continue reading

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Job Offer: Statistician at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Provide data and statistical analysis support for a research team focused on health equity and social justice at the intersection of public health and geography. Team research foci include disparities in cancer, COVID-19, cardiovascular conditions, and stress/well-being among diverse populations. … Continue reading

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Postdoc in Gender Geographies available at the University of New Hampshire

We would love to see a wide array of applications to the position below, despite the short timeline.  It is a nice opportunity to conduct independent research and get a little teaching experience in the company of great colleagues (more … Continue reading

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Call for book chapters about Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Culture

FROM: Stan Brunn, Geography, Univ of Kentucky I am editing a book on the impacts of COVID-19 in different countries where the chapters will address different topics, including diffusion, gender, racial and ethnic differences, national policies and local/regional impacts.  I … Continue reading

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