Population Health Spotlight: Lance Waller, PhD
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Maps and Medicine: Spatial Statistical Thinking in Public Health
Lance Waller, PhD
Rollins School of Public Health
Live Stream: Jan 17, 2:00pm
Lance A. Waller, Ph.D. is Rollins Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. He served on the National Academy of Science Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics for six years and recently joined the Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics. His research involves development of statistical methods for geographic data including applications in environmental justice, epidemiology, disease surveillance, spatial cluster detection, conservation biology, and disease ecology. His research appears in biostatistical, statistical, environmental health, and ecology journals and in the textbook Applied Spatial Statistics for Public Health Data (2004, Wiley).