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Timothy Shields, MA

  • Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E3025
Baltimore, Maryland 21205



MA, West Chester University, 1997


GIS and remote sensing applications in public health.

  • Geographic Information Systems, GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Environmental Surveillance, Malaria

Selected Publications:

  • Shields WC, Shields TM, McDonald EM, Perry EC, Hanna P, Gielen AC. Utilizing GIS Technology to Improve Fire Prevention Activities in an Urban Fire Department. Journal of Burn Care & Research 2014 Sep 2.

  • Moss WJ, Hamapumbu H,  Kobayashi T,Shields TM, Kamanga A, Clennon J, Mharakurwa S, Thuma PE, Glass GE. Use of remote sensing to identify spatial risk factors for malaria in a region of declining transmission: a cross-sectional and longitudinal community survey. Malaria Journal 2011, 10:163.

  • Haque U, Sunahara T, Hashizume M, Shields T, Yamamoto T, Haque R, Glass GE. Malaria prevalence, risk factors and spatial distribution in a hilly forest area of Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 21;6(4):e18908.

  • Lowther SA, Curriero FC, Shields TM, Ahmed S, Monze M, and Moss WJ: Feasibility of satellite image-based sampling for a health survey among urban townships of Lusaka, Zambia. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2009 Jan;14(1):70-79.

  • Glass GE, Shields T, Cai B, Yates TL, Parmenter R. Persistently highest risk areas for hantavirus pulmonary syndrome: potential sites for refugia. Ecol Appl. 2007 Jan;17(1):129-39.