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Seth Wiafe, MPH
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • South Sudan Health, Nutrition, and Empowerment (SHHiNE) Geographic Information System (GIS) : PI - Responsible for day to day management of the project.

    ( 7/2010 - 6/2012 )

    The goal of SSHiNE GIS is to improve the health and nutirition of vulnerable women and children under 5 in Northern Bahr El Ghazal and Warrap staes using Geographic Information System technology.

  Funded Research Project (CI)
  • ENvironmental Railyard Research Impacting Community Health (ENRRICH) S. Soret (PI) and  S. Montgomery (PI)

    ( 7/2010 - 6/2012 ) Link...
  •  (NIH – J. Job - PI) – National Children Study. GIS specialist responsible for developing spatial models for recruiting subjects for the 21 years study. ( 9/2008 - 8/2010 )
  • Southern Pacific Environmental Resource Center, PI- David Dyjack ( 10/2004 - 9/2007 )
  • ESSE 21 - Earth System Science Education for the 21 st Century - PI: Robert Ford ( 8/2006 - 8/2007 )
  • GIS Technical Expert for Center for Public Health Preparedness - PI: D. Dyjack ( 8/2006 - Present )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Spatial and Temporal Trends in Maternal Tobacco Use in San Bernardino County: Effects of. Migration and Economic Recession? PN Singh, M Batech, S Wiafe, B Oshiro, R Chinook, T Morris, J Job 

    ( 6/2011 ) Link...

    As part of the National Children's Study sampling effort for San Bernardino County, we examined the statial and temporal changes in the age, ethnicity, income, and residence of mothers in the California state birth files for the years 2004-2008. we also examined the how these factors impact rates of pre-pregnancy and maternal tobacco use.

  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Non-Peer Reviewed
  • Integrating Community Resources and Educational Programs for Building Sustainable Geospatial Technology Workforce Capacity in Riverside County, California  Seth Wiafe1, Michael Conner2, Joyce Johnson2 Andrew Haglund1 1. Loma Linda University School of Public Health 2. Mt. San Jacinto Community College Cal GIS Conference - Sacramento ( 5/2009 )
  • Rapid Need Evaluations Using Geographic Information Technologies for Vector Control surveillance in San Bernardino County  - Seth Wiafe, Andrew Haglund, Jim Banta, Wakoli Wekesa, Emily Tong, Daniel Handysides, David Dyjack ( 10/2008 )