Ph.D. Program Population, Health and Place Colloquium

October 05, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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“GIS, the Environment, and Health Behaviors: Lessons from the Study of Addiction”

Dr. Jeremy Mennis, Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

Dr. Jeremy Mennis is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University. He earned a Ph.D. in Geography from Pennsylvania State University in 2001 and is a certified GIS Professional. Jeremy’s teaching and research interests are in Geographic Information Science and its applications to urban environment, crime, and health. His recent research has focused on the integration of geospatial technologies with ecological momentary assessment (EMA) and to study the influence of social and geographic mechanisms on adolescent substance use. He has served as chair of the Geographic Information Systems and Science Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), and on the Boards of Directors for both the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) and the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS). Jeremy has published over 80 articles, chapters, and monographs has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and National Science Foundation (NSF).

Presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, the Keck School of Medicine of USC Preventive Medicine Department, and the USC Department of Sociology.

October 05, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Mudd Hall 203

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