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Metadata Training for Public Health Records Data

Award number 05HQAG0113, Category 1: Metadata Trainer and Outreach Assistance

Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) will collaborate with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to assist the department in improving its metadata documentation procedures and to develop and host a series of additional Train the Trainers workshops tailored to meet the needs of the public health community. The objective is to improve the documentation and management of public health-related geospatial records to advance the efficiency of health department operations, increase access to data, and facilitate timely and well informed decision-making.

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Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University 

Contacts:

Mark Becker, CIESIN
845-365-8980
mbecker@ciesin.columbia.edu

Robert Chen
845-365-8975
bchen@ciesin.columbia.edu

Other Contact:

Chris Goranson, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
cgoranso@health.nyc.gov

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2008 09:59 AM
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