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Dr Gilliland facilitates workshop for Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HEAL Director Jason Gilliland was in Barrie, Ontario on April 29, 2014 to facilitate an in-service workshop for the Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU). The workshop, entitled “Starting a Conversation:  GIS Mapping as a Tool in Community Food Assessments” involved SMDHU staff from a variety of departments, including the Medical Officer of Health, Assistant Medical Officer of Health. The workshop was prepared by both Dr Gilliland and Dr Richard Sadler, a post-doctoral fellow in HEAL with extensive applied experience in GIS, community food assessments, and local food policy.