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Open Data and Citizen Science

500 Interstate Blvd S
Nashville, TN 37210 (map)



Wansoo Im from Meharry Medical College will give a talk about Open Data and Citizen Science at the new NTC Tech Hill Commons meeting space.

Dr. Im is Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine at Meharry Medical College and Director of the National Community Mapping Institute within the Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence (HDRCOE) at Meharry. He specializes in developing decision support systems using a public participatory approach to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He has pioneered the use of interactive, web/mobile-based GIS to support community-based participation and research on a wide range of social and environmental issues. Dr. Im previously served as co-director of the Environmental Health Core of the HDRCOE at Meharry. He joined the faculty at Meharry Medical College on a full time in 2016 to lead the National Community Mapping Institute and curate public health exposome data with complete metadata.