This one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, reviews tips for developing more inclusive data practices that better represent the people behind the numbers.

Learning Objectives

  • Consider the importance of inclusion in public health data visualizations.
  • Detect biases that impact the visualization process.
  • Identify basic approaches for inclusive data visualization practices.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals


Negeen Aghassibake, MSIS
Data Visualization Librarian
University of Washington Libraries

Discussion Questions

  1. What are some problematic charts you’ve seen in the past, and what made them problematic?
  2. Based on the information here, what are some new best practices you might recommend to someone who creates visualizations?
  3. Thinking about the data you typically work with, how much manipulation occurs starting from the gathering of the data to its visualization?


Continuing Education Credits

Up to 1 CPH recertification credit may be earned by viewing this webinar. Visit the National Board of Public Health Examiners to learn more.

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Air Date: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST
1 hour
Hot Topics in Practice
Competency Domains: 
Communication Skills