GIS and Health

  • Mapping Public Health and Disease History of Cartography , Vol. 7. University of Chicago Press.

    In Press
  • John Snow’s Broad Street Map: The Legend History of Cartography , Vol. 7. University of Chicago Press

    In Press
  • “Ebola in West Africa: lessons we may have learned.” International Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv324

    Jan. 2016.
  • “Fighting disease, like fighting fires: The lessons Ebola Teaches.”Canadian Geographer 2016; 60(3): 288–299.

    March 2016.
  • “Ebola, Quarantine, and the Scale of Ethics.” Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2015.115

    Oct. 2015.
  • Mapping disaster: Old lessons Ebola Made New Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness , 9:1, 66-73

    March 2015
  • Mapping medical disasters: Ebola makes old lessons, new. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness , 9:1, 51-63

    March 2015
  • Tom Koch on Ebola and Disease Maps Remedia Audio Interview (Harvard) , http://remedianetwork.net/2015/02/20/the-tablet-tom- koch-on-ebola-and-disease-maps/

    20 Feb 2015
  • Prince Kropotkin: Public Health's Patron Saint International Journal of Epidemiology , 43 (6), 1681-5

    Oct 2014
  • Hubris: The Recurring Pandemic Disaster Medicine and And Public Health Preparedness , DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2014.107

    22 Oct 2014
  • Ebola: Epidemics, Pandemics and the Mapping of their Containment Remedia: The History of Medicine in Dialog with the Present , http://remedianetwork.net/2014/09/22/ebola-epidemics-pandemics-and- the-mapping-of-their-containment/

    22 Sept 2014
  • Ebola and the 'New' Epidemic The Chicago Blog, University of Chicago Press , http://pressblog.uchicago.edu/2014/08/13/tom-koch- on-ebola-and-the-new-epidemic.html

    13 Aug 2014
  • Atlases of Disease: A review of “Atlas of Epidemic Britain: A Twentieth Century Picture Society and Space: Environment and Planning D (Open Site) , http://societyandspace.com/reviews/reviews-archive/smallman-raynor/ http://progressivegeographies.com/2014/07/26/atlases-of-disease/

    July 2014
  • Nobody loves a critic: Edmund A. Parks and John Snow’s Cholera International Journal of Epidemiology , 42: 1553–1559

    Dec 2013
  • The Researcher as Amateur: John Lea, Cholera, and the Computer Age. International Journal of Epidemiology , 42 (1): 52–58

    2013
  • The Researcher as Amateur: John Lea, Cholera, and … the Computer Age. International Journal of Epidemiology , 3;42, 52–58.

    2013
  • Plotting To Solve A Mystery: Maps and London’s Health. Geographical Journal , (UK).

    April 26 2012
  • Knowing Its Place: Mapping as Medical Investigation. The Lancet 379, 887-88.

    10 March 2012
  • Review: Rebecca Solnit, Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas. Cartographica 46:2, 142-143.

    Spring 2011
  • Visualizing Disease: Understanding Epidemics Through Maps. ArcUser , 64-67. http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0311/files/diseasemap.pdf

    Spring 2011
  • When Cancer Became Public. The NAACCR Narrative , 11-13. http://www.naaccr.org/aboutnaaccr/newsletter.aspx

    Winter 2011
  • Rethinking John Snow: The Interplay of Bayesian and Frequent Approaches. Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings (With Ken Denike).

    23 July, 2010
  • Essential, Illustrative, or... Just Propaganda? Rethinking John Snow’s Broad Street Map Cartographica (volume 45, issue 1), 19–31.

    2010
  • Disease Mapping. In Kitchin R, Thrift N (eds) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography Vol. 3, pp. 234-241. Oxford: Elsevier.

    2009
  • Crediting His Critics' Concerns: Remaking John Snow's map of Broad Street cholera, 1854 (With Ken Denike). Social Science & Medicine 69:8, 1246-1251.

    Aug. 2009
  • The History of Disease Mapping. Encyclopedia of Human Geography . R. Kitchen and N. Thrift, Editors. Oxford, UK: Elselvier.

    July 2009
  • Social Epidemiology as Medical Geography: Back to the Future. Koch, T. 2009 GeoJournal 74:2, 99-106.

    April 2009
  • Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press. Paperback,

    2005
  • Wreck of the William Brown. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; U.S. Edition: McGraw Hill . Includes 5 maps in a recreation and construction of the events leading to the court case: US versus Holmes.

    Aug. 2003
  • Scarce Goods: Justice, Fairness, and Organ Transplantation. Westport and London: Praeger Books . 2001 Includes 14 maps in its consideration of US policies of graft organ distribution.

    Dec. 2001
  • Six Islands on Two Wheels: A Cycling Guide to Hawaii. Honolulu: Bess Press , Includes 18 maps in a cycling guide that considered the "scale of the bicycle" in transportation.

    June, 1990.
  • GIS/Health Papers

  • Social Epidemiology as Medical Geography: Back to the Future. GeoJournal In Press .

    Fall 2009
  • Maps of Nature/The Nature of Maps: Review, D. Wood and J. Fels. The Nature of Maps. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. Cartographic Perspectives 59, 48-50 .

    Winter 2008
  • Spaced Out in the City: The Wrinkled World of Transit for Those With Limited Mobility. Disability Studies Quarterly 28:2, gt. http://www.dsq-sds.org/DPubS?service=Repository&version=1.0&verb=Disseminate&view=body&content-type=html_1&handle=osul.dsq/1210686217#

    2008
  • History of Demographic Data Collection and Analysis. Byrne, J. Editor. Encyclopedia of Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 141-151.

    2008
  • Biographic Entries: William Farr, John Snow, Rudolph Virchow. Byrne, J., Editor, Encyclopedia of Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

    2008
  • Finding or Making a Place in the World? Review: Ackerman and Karrow, Eds. Maps: Finding our place in the World. University of Chicago Press. Cartographic Perspectives 60, 72-75.

    2008
  • Medical Mapping: There Be Monsters …There. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. R. Kitchen and N. Thrift, Editors. Oxford, UK: Elselvier.

    In Press, 2008
  • Spaced Out in the City: The wrinkled world of transit for those with limited mobility. Disability Studies Quarterly 28:2.

    June 2008
  • Maps of Nature/The Nature of Maps: Review, D. Wood and J. Fels. The Nature of Maps. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. Cartographic Perspectives 49,48-51.

    Winter 2008
  • The difference a verb can make. Review: C. Brewer, Designing Better Maps. ESRI Press (2005) and Krygier, J and D. Wood. Making Maps: A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS. Guilford Press (2005). Cartographic Perspectives 57, 58-60.

    2007
  • Aaron's Solution, Instructor's Problem: Teaching Surface Analysis Using GIS (with Ken Denike). Journal of Geography 106:2, 69-77.

    August 2007
  • Certainty, Uncertainty, and the Spatiality of Disease A West Nile Virus example (With Ken Denike). Stochastic Environment Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA) 231:5, 523-531.

    June 2007
  • Rethinking John Snow's South London Study: A Bayesian evaluation and recalculation (with Ken Denike). Social Science & Medicine 63(1), 271-83.

    July 2006
  • The Finding or Making a Place in the World? Review: Ackerman and Karrow, Eds. Maps: Finding our place in the World . University of Chicago Press . Cartographic Perspectives.

    In Press 2008
  • History of Demographic Data Collection and Analysis. Byrne, J. Editor. Encyclopedia of Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

    In Press 2008
  • Biographic Entries: William Farr, John Snow, Rudolph Virchow. Byrne, J., Editor, Encyclopedia of Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics . Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

    In Press 2008
  • Medical Mapping: There Be Monsters …There. International Encyclopedia of Human Geography . R. Kitchen and N. Thrift,Editors. Oxford, UK: Elselvier.

    In Press, 2008
  • Spaced Out in the City: The wrinkled world of transit for those with limited mobility. Disability Studies Quarterly 28:2.

    June 2008
  • Maps of Nature/The Nature of Maps: Review, D. Wood and J. Fels. The Nature of Maps. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. Cartographic Perspectives 49,48-51.

    Winter 2008
  • The Difference a Verb Can Make. Review: C. Brewer, Designing Better Maps. ESRI Press (2005) and Krygier, J and D. Wood. Making Maps: A Visual Guide to Map Design for GIS. Guilford Press (2005). Cartographic Perspectives 57, 58-60.

    2007
  • Aaron's Solution, Instructor's Problem: Teaching Surface Analysis Using GIS (With Ken Denike). Journal of Geography106:2, 69-77.

    August 2007
  • Certainty, Uncertainty, and the Spatiality of Disease a West Nile Virus Example. Stochastic Environment Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA) (With Ken Denike).

    June 2007
  • Rethinking John Snow's South London Study: A Bayesian evaluation and recalculation Social Science & Medicine 63(1), 271-83 (With Ken Denike).

    July 2006
  • “False Truths”: Ethics and Mapping as a Profession. Cartographic Perspectives 54, 4-15.

    July 2006
  • Response to Mark Monmonier. Cartographica 40:3.

    Winter, 2005
  • Mapping the Miasma: Air, Health, and Place in Early Medical Mapping. Cartographic Perspectives 52 , 4-27.

    Fall 2005
  • Review: World Atlas of Epidemic Diseases. Cartographic Perspectives 52 , 82-84.

    Winter 2005
  • Review: Cholera, Chloroform, and the Science of Medicine. P. Vinten-Johansen, H. Broody, N. Paneth, and S. Rachman, 2003 Social Science and Medicine 60:5, 1163.

    March, 2005
  • The Map as Intent: Variations on the theme of John Snow Cartographica 39:4 , 1-13.

    Dec. 2004
  • Mapping John Snow. A review of Vinten-Johansen et al “Cholera, Chloroform, and the Science of Medicine.” Cartographic Perspectives 48 , 62-64.

    Spring, 2004
  • What Do We Call it Now? Commentary on, “Cartography is Dead (Thank God!).” Cartographic Perspectives 48, 4-5.

    Spring 2004
  • Medical Mapping: The Revolution in teaching and using—maps for the analysis of medical issues (With Ken Denike). Journal of Geography 103:2, 76-85. Winner: NCGE Award, best article.

    March 2004
  • Review: Cholera, Chloroform, and the Science of Medicine. A Life of John Snow. Health and Place 9:2, 115-116.

    Jan. 2004
  • Geography, Justice, and Inequality: The New York City school funding controversy (With Ken Denike). Journal of Geography 102:5, 193-201.

    Oct. 2003
  • Geography, the Problem of Scale, and Processes of Allocation: The U.S. National Organ Transplant Act of 1986, amended 1990 (With Ken Denike). IN: Law and Geography . London: Oxford University Press, 109-137.

    2003
  • Organ Transplants Without Borders. National Post , A 13.

    April, 2001
  • GIS Approaches to the Problem of Disease Clusters: A Brief Commentary (With Ken Denike) . Social Science and Medicine 51 , 151-54.

    2001
  • Equality Versus Efficiency: The Equality of solid organ distribution in the USA (With Ken Denike). Ethics, Place, and Environment 4:1, 45-56.

    2001
  • The Art of the Science: National Transplant System: What’s Fair and What’s Possible? ORMS Today 28:5, 28-32.

    Oct. 2001
  • Mapping the ORMS World. ORMS Today 26:4, 26-30. http://www.lionhrtpub.com/orms/orms-8-99/koch.html

    Aug, 1999
  • The Organ Transplant Dilemma: What is fair? What is equitable? OR/MS Today , 26:1, 22-28.

    Feb. 1999