The Specialized Program in Integrated Fine Scale Cartographic-Enabled Socio-Environmental Risk (SPICES) at Case Western Reserve University aims to revolutionize our understanding of the risk of cardiometabolic disease from the perspective of socio-environmental factors through the integration of advanced spatial analysis techniques and socio-economic analysis. Explore the cutting-edge work we're doing to uncover hidden connections between cardiovascular health and environmental vulnerabilities.

At SPICES, we bring together a multidisciplinary team of experts from cardiology, geography, biostatistics, social sciences, and data analysis. Our mission is to develop a comprehensive framework that combines fine-scale cartography with socio-environmental risk assessment. By bridging the gap between spatial data and societal impact, we strive to provide new insights into environmental risk on our cardiovascular health and provide decision-makers with valuable insights for informed policies, and sustainable development for heart-healthy neighborhoods.

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