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Phil Hurvitz, a post-doctorate researcher in the University of Washington Urban Form Lab, will be presenting on Thursday, February 10th at 3:30 on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

January 27, 2011

Phil Hurvitz, a post-doctorate researcher in the University of Washington Urban Form Lab, will be presenting on Thursday, February 10th at 3:30 on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  His presentation is titled, "Geographic Information Systems to Support Research in Built Environment and Public Health."

This presentation is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Healthy Places Research Group. The Healthy Places Research Group is a joint effort of NWCPHP and the University of Washington's Department of Urban Design and Planning. This group welcomes public health and planning researchers, students, practitioners, faculty and others interested in exploring the relationship between the built environment and the health of communities.

Hurvitz has a Bachelor's degree in Humanities from Seattle University, a Masters of Forest Resources from the University of Washington, and recently earned his Ph.D. in Urban Design and Planning from the University of Washington. Hurvitz has over 15 years of experience as a GIS practitioner and instructor.

Hurvitz will present at the University of Washington in Gould Hall, Room 100, from 3:30–5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2011. The presentation will be followed by open discussion.

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