Dr. Ge Lin is a professor of epidemiology in the School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was trained in spatial demography and GIS. He is known for his works in spatial modeling, spatial statistics for count data, and spatial disparities in health. His most recent research focuses on the public health data science. He uses the infrastructure approach to develop integrated data marts, data analysis utilities, and training modules for public health data specialists. He has been supported by NIH, NIJ, NSF and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.