Spring 2018 CLD Graduate Research Award
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Penn State News – Sept. 2016: Erica Smithwick is investigating ties between land use and disease transmission in southern Africa
How land use affects the spread of disease – The way communities in Africa use or conserve land is tied to the transmission of Buruli ulcer and malaria.
Images of Erica Smithwick’s work in Africa:
Erica Smithwick leveraged cartography, geographic information systems (GIS) and reports of disease incidence to research links between land use and the transmission of two diseases in Africa, Buruli ulcer and malaria.