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HEAL team in San Francisco!

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Multiple representatives of the HEAL team were in San Francisco this week to give presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. HEAL members presenting included: Godwin Arku, Andrew Clark, Evan Cleave, Jason Gilliland, Christine Mitchell, Richard Sadler and Paul van der Werf.  

See below for the full list of references for the HEAL presentations:

    • Arku, G., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H. 2016. Public Parks as Urban Infrastructure: Issues Affecting its Provision in Accra-Tema City-Region, Ghana. Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 31).
    • Clark, A., Tobin, D., Button, B., Mitchell, C., Gilliland, J. 2016. Examining physical activity behaviours among youth in urban, suburban, small town and rural environments. . Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 30).
    • Cleave, E., Sadler, R., Arku, G., Gilliland, J. 2016. Comparing Urban Place Branding Strategies in Ontario and Michigan's Municipalities. Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 29).
    • Gilliland, J., Sadler, R., Clark, A., O’Connor, C., Wilk, P. 2016. Using GPS and activity tracking to reveal the influence of children's food environment exposure on junk food purchasing. Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 31).
    • Mitchell, C., Clark, A., Gilliland, J. 2016. Contextual Environmental Exposure and Children's Physical Activity: Use of GPS, accelerometry, and GIS from the STEAM Project. Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 31).
    • Sadler, R. 2016. Integrating Expert Knowledge from Anti-Hunger Organizations with a Spatial Analysis of Food Accessibility to Optimize Siting of a Mobile Healthy Food Market. Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 31).
    • van der Werf, P. 2016. The Quantity of Food Waste in the Disposal Stream of Ontario, Canada Households. Presentation to Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA (March 29).