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Job Talk with Alaina Beauchamp Is April 1


The Department of Family and Community Medicine will host a job talk with Alaina Beauchamp, Ph.D., from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 1. Beauchamp will present: "Using Geospatial Methods in Clinical Research to Study Health Equity Across Communities."

The event will be in the SLUCare Academic Pavillion 3rd Floor, Family and Community Medicine Department. The talk also will be available on Zoom

Beauchamp is a public health researcher, specializing in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Geospatial Information Sciences (GIS). Currently, she is enriching the field with her postdoctoral work at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Texas, focusing on Geospatial and Clinical Information Sciences within the O’Donnell School of Public Health. Dr. Beauchamp’s research has been marked by a commitment to understanding and addressing health disparities, particularly those influenced by environmental and socioeconomic factors.

In her work, she uses innovative approaches to incorporate GIS, leading to the discoveries of the spatial dimensions of mental and physical health disparities and the impact of environmental factors on health outcomes.

Beauchamp’s work has provided insight into the critical areas of healthcare access, resource deprivation, and the social determinants of health. Overall, Beauchamp has made significant contributions to the academic community and public health practice through her scholarship and public discourse, with many national and international conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Her work has been recognized with awards and honors, underlining her commitment to advancing the field through research, scholarship, and community engagement.