Tag Archive for 'Obesity'

Feast or Famine at Social Medicine Rounds

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On April 28th, 2009 Social Medicine Rounds hosted four New York City food activists in a session entitled: “Feast or Famine: Building an Oasis in the Food Desert.”  This rounds was arranged by Drs. Victoria Mayer and Vanessa Pratomo and is part of a larger series organized by the Public Health Association of New York […]

Using Google Earth as an Innovative Tool for Community Mapping


We wanted to share an article we just published in Public Health Reports on using Google Earth for community mapping. We have found Google Earth a very useful tool that allows non-experts to make maps illustrating the community context for health problems. This post contains two of the maps created by our residents and medical […]