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Rizza Rivera

Rizza's GeoVisMaps Blog 2016-04-19 10:43:40

The foreign born population and the Latino population are two groups that don’t tend to have great access to healthcare in the United States. Some barriers that hinder these groups from accessing healthcare are lack of insurance and cost. Free cl…

21 and Over Population Affected by Disneyland Epidemic

In December 2014, a measles outbreak originated in Disneyland in Orange County, California and subsequently spread to other Californian counties until the epidemic was declared over in April 2015. Curiously, the outbreak affected more adults than ba…

Project 1 Progress

I wanted to display the correlation between lack of vaccination and vaccine-preventable outbreaks but the data that I had did not present a correlation on my map. Because most of the affected people during the 2014-2015 measles outbreaks were greater t…

Project #1 Proposal

I would like to create a comparative map that displays both the rate of vaccination and the rate of vaccine-preventable outbreaks in the United States. In my previous Introduction to Health Care Studies class, I learned that there is a direct correlati…

Small Map Elements Matter

Before this class began, I had no idea that maps had the capacity “to lie.” I eventually learned that maps sometimes leave out certain aspects or distort size and scale. As we have learned over the past few classes, the ways maps “lie” have bec…

Rizza's GeoVisMaps Blog 2016-01-14 10:44:54

My name is Rizza Rivera, and I am a sophomore from Jersey City, New Jersey. I have lived in New Jersey for all of my life, but I attended an all-girls boarding school in Sparks Glencoe, Maryland for high school. I’m currently pursuing a Health …

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