However, the excessive use of the word geography on each direction of research, such as the geography of elections or medical geography
, negatively affects geography.
Ryan is an associate professor of medical geography
in the Department of Geography and the Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida; her research focuses on quantitative spatial ecology at the human interface and its implications for disease, conservation, and management.
Formerly titled Medical Geography
, this textbook surveys health and medical geography
, its historical roots; its methods, including mapping sciences, methods that measure the spread of disease, and genetic methods; how food behaviors and living environments impact health; environmental, weather, and climate impacts on health; and geographic aspects related to the provision of health services and access to health care.
For naval healers, the "implacable situatedness of morbidity and mortality" (7)--a phrase borrowed from Charles Rosenberg--served as powerful reminders of the usefulness of hygiene and medical geography
even after the acceptance of the germ theory of disease and medical parasitology.
Perspectives in Medical Geography
: Theory and Applications for Librarians.
Dutt has worked on issues related to medical geography
, tropical diseases and AIDS.
Thus, geography is no longer a simple school discipline and regains its rightful role among the sciences and interdisciplinary called to take part actively in the new challenges facing humanity: ecology, sociology, economic sciences, and medical geography
(1972), "Atlases in Medical Geography
1950-1970: A Review," Medical Geography
Fielding Garrison, un clasico en la materia, parte de la distincion entre geografia medica (medical geography
) y medicina geografica (geographic medicine) o geomedicina.
Using tools and approaches of medical geography
, the present study describes in geographically contextualized detail particular ecologically grounded human-plant relations that undergird this system by following the dispensation to patients of a batch of cannabis flowers propagated by cloning.
Among them are a humanistic geographer, a quantitative geographer, a pioneer of modeling in medical geography
, several regional geographers, and an experimental poststructuralist.