Publications and Presentations

Participating Health Departments regularly present their work at annual conferences and produce publications that feature maps. Please click on one of the expandable links below to see examples of the work being produced by participating health departments. Please note that this list is not comprehensive of all the work done by program participants.

Maps Featured in Health Department Reports

  • Michigan Chronic Disease Map Portfolio; a Collection of Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps Developed by a Chronic Disease GIS Team, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Beth Anderson, Michelle Byrd, Michael Carr, Erika Garcia, Hannah Jary, Mary Kleyn, Adrienne Nickles, and Kara Wise, 2015.
  • The Impact of Chronic Disease in Ohio: 2015 Cdc-pdf[PDF-7M]External, Ohio Department of Health, Carrie A. Hornbeck, John Kollman, Tyler J. Payne, and Holly L. Sobotka. Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Evaluation Section, Bureau of Health Promotion, 2015.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Chronic Disease GIS Snapshots: Fact Sheets

  • Arkansas Maternity Hospitals: 30 minute Drive Times towards Arkansas Maternity Hospitals, Arkansas Department of Health Lucy Im, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Changing Eligibility Guidelines and Medicaid Expansion, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Beth Anderson, M Byrd, Michael Carr, Erika Garcia, H. Jary, Mary Kleyn, Adrienne Nickles, and Kara Wise, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Chronic Disease GIS Exchange, Elvira McIntyre, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Joshua Tootoo, CEHI, University of Michigan, Linda Schieb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Michele Casper, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Enhancing GIS Capacity in State and Local Health Departments for Chronic Disease Surveillance, Michele Casper, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Joshua Tootoo, CEHI, University of Michigan, Benjamin Strauss, CEHI, University of Michigan, Ruiyang Li, CEHI, University of Michigan, Nicole Sandberg, Linda Schieb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sophia Greer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Elvira McIntyre, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Raymond King, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Marie Lynn Miranda, CEHI, University of Michigan, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Heart Disease and Stroke Mortality Rates among African-Americans in City of Cleveland, by Neighborhood, 2008-2012, Cleveland Department of Health, David Bruckman, Vinothini Sundaram, Jana Rush, Brent Styer, and Mone’ Whatley, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Number of Individuals Hospitalized due to Type II Diabetes (2009-2013), by Census Tract, and Farmers Markets Locations, Georgia, Georgia Department of Public Health, Dr. Gayathri Kumar, Moges Ido, Victoria N. Davis, Rana Bayakly, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Number of Individuals Hospitalized due to Type II Diabetes (2009-2013), by Census Tract, and Locations of Diabetes Education Sites, Georgia, Georgia Department of Public Health, Dr. Gayathri Kumar, Moges Ido, Victoria N. Davis, Rana Bayakly, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Number of Individuals* Hospitalized due to Type II Diabetes (2009-2013), by Census Tract, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Locations, Georgia, Georgia Department of Public Health, Victoria N. Davis, Moges Ido, Dr. GayathriKumar, Rana Bayakly, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Number of Individuals* Hospitalized due to Type II Diabetes (2009-2013), by Census Tract, and Health Care Services**, Georgia, Georgia Department of Public Health, Victoria N. Davis, Moges Ido, Dr. GayathriKumar, Rana Bayakly, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Percentage and Number of Adults with Any Cancer History by County, Maine, 2011-12, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Sara Huston, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • The Minnesota Stroke Registry to the Minnesota Stroke System: From Data Collection to Practice Implementation, Minnesota Department of Public Health, James M. Peacock and Albert W. Tsai, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2015.
  • Using Maps to Enhance Program Planning, Engage Partners and Share Outcomes in the Kansas Early Detection Works (EDW) Program, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Cynthia Snyder, Ericka Welsh, and Austin Rogers, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Innovative and enhanced chronic disease surveillance and program planning using GIS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Erin Kulick, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2011.
  • Leading causes of chronic disease and injury mortality in North Carolina: Persistence of spatial clusters, 1979-2009, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Katherine Harmon, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2011.
  • N.C. Stroke Mortality Hotspots 1979-2009, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Paige Bennett and Katherine Harmon, NC Eastern Regional Stroke Conference, 2011.
  • N.C. Drive Times for NC Stroke Care Collaborative Hospital Sites and Census Tracts with High Proportion of Aged 65 and Over Populations, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Paige Bennett, NC Eastern Regional Stroke Conference, 2011.
  • Burden of Chronic Disease Hospitalizations and Division of Prevention and Wellness Programs across Massachusetts, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Erin Kulick and Katrina D’Amore, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.
  • Chronic Disease GIS Exchange, Linda Schieb, Michele Casper, Ishmael Williams, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joshua Tootoo, Christopher Fresco, Marie Lynn Miranda, CEHI, Duke University, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.
  • GIS State Surveillance Training: Examples of How State Health Departments Are Using GIS to Address Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Priorities, Joshua Tootoo, CEHI, Duke University, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.
  • Massachusetts Adult Obesity and Grocery Store Density by City and Town,Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Cynthia Lamond, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.
  • N.C. DPH’s Policy Study Partners and State Obesity Rates, North Carolina Division of Public Health, Rocky Payne, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.
  • N.C. HD Hospitalization and Fast Food, North Carolina Division of Public Health, Paige Bennett, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.
  • N.C. Stroke Discharge Rate by County and Stroke Support Group Locations, North Carolina Division of Public Health, Alexander White, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.

Conference Presentations

  • Assessing the Risk of Stroke in Florida By Geographical Region, Florida Department of Health, ShamarialRoberson, , Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2015.
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs: Making the Community-Clinical Connection, New Mexico Department of Health, Christopher D. Lucero, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Does Geographic Location Affect the Risk of Stroke in Florida?  A Spatial Epidemiologic Investigation, Florida Department of Health, ShamarialRoberson, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2015.
  • Examining Chronic Disease Mortality Rates in Cleveland, Ohio, through Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping, 2008-2012, Cleveland Department of Public Health, David Bruckman, VinothiniSundaram, Jana Rush, Brent Styer, Mone’ Whatley, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2015.
  • Geographic Access to Diabetes Prevention Programs in New York State, New York State Department of Health. Rachael Ruberto, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2015.
  • Hypertension and Food Security: Making the Connection for Policy Development, New Mexico Department of Health, Bambi Bevill and Katharine VonRueden, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2015.
  • Surveillance and Prevention of Stroke, Heart Disease, and Other Chronic Diseases: Integrating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Increasing Capacity at the Florida Dept. of Health, Florida Department of Health, Joseph P. Lowry, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2015.
  • A strong suite: Project based training, geographic information systems (GIS), and chronic disease surveillance, Michele Casper, CDC, Division for Heart Disease Stroke Prevention, Joshua Tootoo, CEHI, Duke University, Linda Schieb, CDC, Division for Heart Disease Stroke Prevention, Marie Lynn Miranda, CEHI, Duke University, Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Annual Conference, 2011.
  • Hotspot Analysis of Chronic Disease Burden for Statewide Program Planning, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Katrina D’Amoreand Erin Kulick, ESRI User Conference, 2011.
  • Building Capacity for State GIS Surveillance for Heart Disease, Stroke, and Other Chronic Diseases, Michele Casper, CDC, Division for Heart Disease Stroke Prevention, Joshua Tootoo, CEHI, Duke University Paige Bennet, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Mary Catherine Jones, Utah Department of Health, Lucy Im, Arkansas Department of Health, James Peacock, Minnesota Department of Health, Katrina D’Amore, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Carrie Oser, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, ESRI Health and Human Services GIS Conference, 2010.

Other Presentations

  • Geovisualization, GIS and Chronic Disease, Minnesota Department of Health, Eric Hanson and James Peacock, Environmental Public Health Tracking Program Seminar Series, 2010.
  • Planning for enhanced use of GIS within state health departments to address heart disease and stroke prevention, Paige Bennet, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Mary Catherine Jones, Utah Department of Health, Lucy Im, Arkansas Department of Health, James Peacock, Minnesota Department of Health, Katrina D’Amore, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Carrie Oser, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Michele Casper, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Linda Schieb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Marie Lynn Miranda, CEHI, Duke University, Joshua Tootoo, CEHI, Duke University, National Institute of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010.