Hall, Jaclyn

Jaclyn Hall Assistant Research Scientist College of Medicine, Department of Health Outcomes & Policy

Assistant Research Scientist
Institute for Child Health Policy

Phone: (352) 627-9099

2199 Mowry Road, 116
PO Box 100165
Gainesville, FL 32610-0165



  • Ph.D., University of Florida, Geography
  • Masters of Arts, University of South Florida, Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts, Major: Geography, Minor: Environmental Science, Stetson University

Professional Biography

Jaclyn Hall, Ph.D., is an Assistant Research Scientist in the College of Medicine, Institute for Child Health Policy at the University of Florida. She is trained as a spatial ecologist and has almost two decades of experience conducting research on spatial questions using geospatial technologies. She is experienced in using environmental and demographic datasets to examine how humans interact with the natural environment. Dr. Hall contributes to a variety of health policy related projects, including geocoding, mapping, creation of new spatial data sets, cluster analysis, study group delineation. In addition to facilitating the spatial analysis needs of projects and research of the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and the Institute for Child Health Policy, Dr. Hall is developing a research program that investigates the pattern and process of homogenization of neighborhoods within heterogeneous cities and the implications for health outcomes and using environmental data to understand health outcomes.


  • Geography
  • Spatial analysis
  • Remote sensing
  • Geographic information systems
  • Health and medical geography

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