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Spatial Science for Public Health Center


SSPHC Informational Meetings

The Spatial Science for Public Health Center (SSPHC) will hold meetings throughout the year to update members on Center-related activities and spatial initiatives happening in and outside Johns Hopkins University (JHU).  These meetings will be open to all JHU faculty, students, and staff, as well as those outside JHU. The goal of these meetings will be to provide a forum to share knowledge, ideas, and resources, ask questions and finally to promote collaboration in the Spatial Sciences. Scheduled dates for these meetings will be posted on our Events page as well as sent out to all affiliated center members.  To be included as an affiliated member of the center or to be notified of these scheduled meetings please send the request to

Small Area Estimation and Spatial Statistics Working Group

The small area estimation and spatial statistics (SAESS) is a working research group in the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. SAESS is an interdisciplinary group comprised of faculty, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students from several departments. The group has regular meetings featuring presentations and discussions related to small area estimation, spatial, and spatio-temporal statistics.  Details can be found on the SAESS website.

JHU GIS and Data Services

Located on the Homewood Campus in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, GIS and Data Services offers GIS related support to all Johns Hopkins students, faculty, and staff.  Services include software downloads for ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, and web mapping via ArcGIS Online for Johns Hopkins.  The library collects a wide range of geospatial data and also offers training and workshops tailored to the needs of classes and groups.  To request a session or for individual consultations and questions send email to or visit the JHU GIS and Data Services website.

Spatial Science for Public Health Center Summary Sheet

Download a PDF copy of the Spatial Science Center Summary