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  • Fazlay Faruque, PhD

     Faruque_Fazlay.jpgProfessor of Nursing

    • Phone: (601) 815-4972
    • Fax: (601) 984-6206
    • Email: ffaruque@umc.edu
    • Office: Jackson Campus


    Dr. Fazlay Faruque brings GIS and remote sensing techniques to the health scientists to conduct spatial analysis for epidemiological and health care-related studies. Dr. Faruque is a graduate faculty member, and he offers courses on GIS and environmental health to students across campus. His research interests include geographic health disparities; air pollution modeling using satellite data; and spatial epidemiology. Dr. Faruque is the director of the GIS and Remote Sensing program at UMMC. So far, more than $3.5 million have been awarded to this program for a variety of projects.