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Indiana State Department of Health

Epidemiology Resource Center Home > Public Health Geographics > PHG Services Public Health Geographics

Types of Services

Analytical and Technical:

  • Geospatial and geostatistical analysis of health data
  • Location Intelligence:  Development and maintenance of geospatial data
  • Automated or manual geographic coding (geocoding) of datasets
  • Application development and dynamic mapping - web or desktop
  • Professional cartographic representations and geovisualizations
  • GIS software assistance and support

Subject Matter:

  • Disease distribution and surveillance
  • Access to care and health service distribution
  • Small area measurements and analysis
  • Situational awareness for preparedness activities
  • Population demographics

For ISDH Programs

Any program within the ISDH may contact the Public Health Geographics team for consultation, collaboration or requests for various services.  Availability of staff is dependent upon current project requests and division priorities.

Current and Recent Collaboration:
Surveillance and Investigation, Public Health Preparedness, Office of Primary Care, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Data Analysis Unit, Zoonotic and Environmental Epidemiology, Cancer Registry, Comprehensive Cancer Control, Breast and Cervical Cancer, Maternal and Child Health, Women Infants Children, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Healthy Communities, Lead and Healthy Homes, TB/Refugee, HIV/STD, Food Protection, and Local Health Outreach.

For Community Partners

Those entities working with an ISDH program should feel free to discuss opportunities for geospatial analysis and visualizations. 

Current and Recent Collaboration:
Indiana Primary Health Care Association, Susan G Komen, Lawrence County Police Departments, HealthLinc Community Health Center, Indiana Health Centers, Bartholomew County CPPW, IUPUI POLIS Center, Indiana National Gaurd, IU School of Medicine, and Health and Hospital Corporation.

Contact Information

Chris Waldron, GISP
Director, Public Health Geographics
Epidemiology Resource Center
Indiana State Department of Health

Ashley Suiter, MS
GIS Analyst, Public Health Geographics
Epidemiology Resource Center
Indiana State Department of Health