The application of geospatial technologies to health research.
Suzanne Mavoa is a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Head of the Non-Communicable Disease Unit in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. In January 2017 she commenced an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship investigating the associations between urban nature and cardio-vascular disease risk. Suzanne's research also focuses on developing new and improved geospatial methods in health research, especially around Qualitative GIS, the use of new technologies, GPS, accessibility measures, and assessing exposure to the environment. She has skills in ArcGIS, QGIS, R, Matlab, Python, and VisualBasic.