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Mentoring Event

Dear HMGSG members, The board would like to provide mentoring opportunities to students at the AAG virtual conference.  Faculty, industry employees, or senior PhD students will help students in topics for graduate school, jobs, and research related to health and … Continue reading

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2022 HMGSG newsletter

Hi HMGSG Community, I am excited to share the 2022 HMGSG newsletter (please see attached link).  Many thanks to our members for contributing material and making this a fascinating read! You will find many intriguing sections, including the HMGSG-sponsored sessions at AAG, … Continue reading

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The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group presents its second Speaker Series

On behalf of HMGSG, I am excited to announce our second set of talks part of our Speaker Series. Please join us on Tuesday, November 9th at 2pm EST.  We will hear from Dr. Michael Widener (University of Toronto) and … Continue reading

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The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group presents its First Speaker Series

This seminar series examines the different applications of medical geography using Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods. We have two presentations titled:1) What can geography contribute to our understanding of health and wellbeing?2) Spatial autologistic model to predict the presence of arsenic … Continue reading

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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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