Available Until 2/14/2025

Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 Using Geospatial Systems

Activity Type: Knowledge-based  
CE Credit: No CE is offered with this activity.
Activity Fee: Members/Non-Members - Free
Activity Date: February 14, 2022


Dr. Jing Wu, Pharm.D., MPH, the Geospatial Pharmacist, will show how the built environment and existing tools that evaluate social determinants health can be used to help hospital and health system pharmacists who work with community stakeholders track the spread of COVID-19 and identify public health opportunities for vaccination, intervention/treatment allocation and resource management. She will share best practices of Geographic Information Systems in the public health space that can be translated to combat the COVID-19 epidemic.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is applied in public health.
  • Describe how GIS is used for vaccine distribution. 
  • Uncover a workflow in your health system where GIS solves an operational challenge. 


Jing Wu, PharmD, MPH
Commercial Health Account Executive
Arlington, VA