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AAG 2017

Dear members of the Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group, At this AAG, our specialty group will sponsor 72 sessions. Although it is not possible to list them all in this post, I would like to remind you of some … Continue reading

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus John M. Hunter

We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. John M. Hunter.

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HMGSG at AAG Boston 2017

There will be 72 sessions at AAG that were organized by members of HMGSG!  Stay tuned for details regarding session topics, locations, and times.    

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Assistant Professor Department of Geography & Environmental Planning College of Liberal Arts CLA-N-3019 Position:  The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Department of Geography & Environmental Planning beginning August 2017. Qualifications: PhD … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Public Participation and Digital Geographies

American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2017 Boston, MA, April 5-9 Organizers: Jerry Shannon, Ian Rossiter, and Dorris Scott, Community Mapping Lab, University of Georgia Work in Public Participatory GIS (PPGIS) and Participatory GIS (PGIS) has for many years emphasized … Continue reading

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Call for Papers Aging, Health, and Health Care

Call for Papers: 2017 AAG Annual Meeting, Boston (April 5-9, 2017) Organizers: Mark Rosenberg, Queen’s University Kyle Plumb, Queen’s University Jessica Finlay, University of Minnesota Session:   Due to the widespread aging of populations coupled with social policy directives such as … Continue reading

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Call for Papers Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience

SEE: http://news.aag.org/2016/09/call-for-papers-uncertainty-and-context-in-geography-and-giscience/ For updates and modifications for this call. Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience AAG Annual Meeting, Boston, April 5-9, 2017 Uncertainty and context pose fundamental challenges in geographic research and GIScience. Geospatial data are imbued with error … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor Positions in Medical and Health Geography

Assistant Professor Health Geography University of Toronto Mississauga https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600925 Assistant Professor in Medical Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill https://uncjobs.northcarolina.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=524394

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Postdoctoral Fellowship at FSU

Climate change is exacerbating existing health problems and disparities.  Older adults, young children, people with disabilities, poor households, communities of color, and people working in specific occupations may face disproportionate risks. Public health departments are at the front lines of … Continue reading

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HMGSG 2016 Award Winners

Congratulations to all the recipients of the competition and scholarship awards! The Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography Dr. Mei-Po Kwan University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) The Emerging Scholar Award in Health and … Continue reading

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