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Timothy
M.
Shields
,
MA

Associate Scientist
Timothy Shields

Departmental Affiliations

Primary
Division
Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E3025
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        
410.955.0105

Research Interests

Geographic Information Systems; GIS; Remote Sensing; Spatial Analysis; Spatial Sciences; Environmental Surveillance; Infectious Disease
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
MA
West Chester University
1997
BS
Drexel University
1990
Overview
GIS and spatial science applications in public health.
Select Publications
Selected Publications:
  • Guemes A, Ray S, Aboumerhi K, Desjardins M, Kvit A, Corrigan A, Fries B, Shields T, Stevens R, Curriero F, Etienne-Cummings R. A Syndromic Surveillance Tool to Detect Anomalous Clusters of COVID-19 Symptoms in the United States. Sci Rep 11, 4660 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-84145-5.
  • DePriest KN, Shields TM, Curriero FC. Returning to our roots: The use of geospatial data for nurse-led community research. Res Nurs Health. 2019 Dec;42(6):467-475. doi: 10.1002/nur.21984. Epub 2019 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 31599459; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6858500.
  • Hast M, Searle KM, Chaponda M, Lupiya J, Lubinda J, Sikalima J, Kobayashi T, Shields T, Mulenga M, Lessler J, Moss WJ; Southern and Central Africa International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research. The use of GPS data loggers to describe the impact of spatio-temporal movement patterns on malaria control in a high-transmission area of northern Zambia. Int J Health Geogr. 2019 Aug 19;18(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12942-019-0183-y. PMID:31426819
  • Shields TM, Pinchof J, Lubinda J, Hamapumbu H, Searle K, Kobayashi T, Thuma PE, Moss WJ, Curriero FC. Spatial and temporal changes in household structure locations using high-resolution satellite imagery for population assessment: an analysis of household locations in southern Zambia between 2006 and 2011. Geospatial Health, 2016; 11:410.
  • Shields WC, Shields TM, McDonald EM, Perry EC, Hanna P, Gielen AC. Utilizing GIS Technology to Improve Fire Prevention Activities in an Urban Fire Department. Journal of Burn Care & Research 2014 Sep 2.