Advanced Spatial Analysis

This website is preserved as an Archive for the NIH-funded GISPopSci / Advanced Spatial Analysis Training Programs (2005–2013). Current resources in support of
Spatially Integrated Social Science
are now available at the following:



The following are the project presentations of the participants who attended the NICHD Advanced Spatial Analysis Workshop

Please Note: Some participants requested that their presentation not be shown on the web site. The titles will not have a link.

  • Adam Akullian
    Presentation: Modeling parasitic disease spread using effective geographic distance metrics

  • Veronica Arias
    Presentation: Utilizing ESDA to Investigate the Clustering of Archaeological Sites in Western New Mexico

  • Eugene Brusilovskiy
    Presentation: Perceived Social Acceptance of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities as a Function of Neighborhood CharacteristicsA Preliminary Spatial Analysis

  • Jon Christensen
    Presentation: Critical Habitat

  • Holly Hodges
    Presentation: Where target state-funded mammography services in California?

  • Seunghye Hong
    Presentation: Is ethnic density associated with self-rated mental health among Asians?

  • Hiroyuki Iseki
    Presentation: Preliminary Spatial Analysis of Transit Subsidy Referendum Voting in Toledo

  • Sara Kaplan
    Presentation: Pastures, Pigs, and People

  • Katherine King
    Presentation: Spatial Variation in Fertility and Development in China

  • Christy Lightowlers
    Presentation: Christy Lightowlers presentation

  • Sze Liu
    Presentation: Spatial analysis of school segregation and violence: Florida, 1997-2005

  • Jennifer Manne
    Presentation: The Guatemalan Chagas Disease Vector Control Program: using spatial methods to evaluate program impact

  • Kelly McGeever
    Presentation: California County Crime & Correctional Facilities

  • Plamen Nikolov
    Presentation: What do we know about the spread of AIDS?

  • Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger
    Presentation: Spatial distribution of tobacco vendors in Worcester, MA

  • Sookhee Oh
    Presentation: Identifying and Comparing Ethnic Enclaves: Suburban Koreans in Los Angeles and New York

  • Melanie Rusch
    Presentation: Spatial aspects of survival sex work

  • Recinda Sherman
    Presentation: Geographic Cluster of Head & Neck Cancers

  • Michael Smart
    Presentation: Immigrant Neighborhoods, Immigrant Enclaves, and Travel Behavior

  • W. Webb Sprague
    Presentation: The scale of appraised property values: a point pattern analysis in two Oregon cities

  • Kristin (KT) Tomey
    Presentation: Analyzing associations between features of the built environment and physical functioning in mid-life Michigan women: spatial considerations

  • Ana Paula Verona
    Presentation: Indigenous Fertility in Brazil

  • Tse-Chuan Yang
    Presentation: Self-Rated Health at Low-Income Neighborhood in Philadelphia

  • Zhirong Zhao
    Presentation: China's Provincial Fiscal Disparities A Cost-standardized Approach