Decentralized and Reproducible Geocoding

The March CCTST Grand Rounds, held on March 15, 2019, featured speaker Cole Brokamp, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  Dr. Brokamp presented: “Decentralized and Reproducible Geocoding and Characterization of Community and Environmental Exposures at Scale”.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what geomarkers are and how they can be utilized in clinical and translational research
  • Understand the privacy concerns and protected health information regulations surrounding the use of addresses and geocodes in research
  • Understand the capability and availability of DeGAUSS, a free and open source software tool designed for HIPAA-compliant geomarker assessment within the Academic Health Center

Target Audience: Physicians, healthcare practitioners, researchers, community health advocates

Click here to watch the presentation.


Post date: April 11, 2019