Casey Kalman

Research Associate, Center for Science and Democracy

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Prior to joining UCS, Casey was a public health research assistant at the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health where she primarily worked to explore the relationship between air pollution, climate change, and human health. She also has prior experience working as a contractor for US Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) where she developed a screening method for determining communities most vulnerable to environmental health threats during and after extreme weather events. Ms. Kalman earned a BA in international studies and Spanish with certificates in global health and environmental health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned a professional certificate in GIS and cartography from the University of Wisconsin Madison followed by a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in global environmental health from the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health.

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Left: Dot Density map of race by census block group for the city of Chicago where 1 dot is representative of 5 people; Right: ‘Heat Map’ showing density of vaccination sites that are open to the community (i.e. not ‘patients only’ sites). The dark blue shows highest density of vaccination sites while light blue shows lower density of sites. Source: NHGIS IPUMS and Chicago Data Portal

New Maps Highlight Inequitable Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines

In cities across the country, the inequitable rollout of COVID-19 vaccines means that communities of color are not getting vaccinated at the rate we would expect. New maps and analysis contrast the demographics of Chicago, Seattle, and Cleveland with the locations of vaccination centers as of March 2021. Read more >

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