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Marta Jankowska

TitleAssistant Researcher
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentQualcomm Institute
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0811
La Jolla CA 92093
Phone858-246-1826
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    San Diego State University, San DiegoPh.D.09/2013Geography

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    Dr. Jankowska earned her doctorate degree in Geography, specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), spatial statistics, and health geography. As a health geographer, she is now a researcher in the Qualcomm Institute at UCSD. She is currently the PI of an NSF funded grant examining the relationship between the built food environment, obesity, and dietary behaviors. Her expertise is in spatial analytics including GIS, GPS, and spatial statistics as applied to health related problems.


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    1. Padula AM, Huang H, Baer RJ, August LM, Jankowska MM, Jellife-Pawlowski LL, Sirota M, Woodruff TJ. Environmental pollution and social factors as contributors to preterm birth in Fresno County. Environ Health. 2018 Aug 29; 17(1):70. PMID: 30157858.
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    2. McAllister K, Mechanic LE, Amos C, Aschard H, Blair IA, Chatterjee N, Conti D, Gauderman WJ, Hsu L, Hutter CM, Jankowska MM, Kerr J, Kraft P, Montgomery SB, Mukherjee B, Papanicolaou GJ, Patel CJ, Ritchie MD, Ritz BR, Thomas DC, Wei P, Witte JS. Current Challenges and New Opportunities for Gene-Environment Interaction Studies of Complex Diseases. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 Oct 01; 186(7):753-761. PMID: 28978193.
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    3. Patel CJ, Kerr J, Thomas DC, Mukherjee B, Ritz B, Chatterjee N, Jankowska M, Madan J, Karagas MR, McAllister KA, Mechanic LE, Fallin MD, Ladd-Acosta C, Blair IA, Teitelbaum SL, Amos CI. Opportunities and Challenges for Environmental Exposure Assessment in Population-Based Studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Sep; 26(9):1370-1380. PMID: 28710076.
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    4. Jankowska MM, Natarajan L, Godbole S, Meseck K, Sears DD, Patterson RE, Kerr J. Kernel Density Estimation as a Measure of Environmental Exposure Related to Insulin Resistance in Breast Cancer Survivors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Jul; 26(7):1078-1084. PMID: 28258052.
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    5. James P, Jankowska M, Marx C, Hart JE, Berrigan D, Kerr J, Hurvitz PM, Hipp JA, Laden F. "Spatial Energetics": Integrating Data From GPS, Accelerometry, and GIS to Address Obesity and Inactivity. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Nov; 51(5):792-800. PMID: 27528538.
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    6. Meseck K, Jankowska MM, Schipperijn J, Natarajan L, Godbole S, Carlson J, Takemoto M, Crist K, Kerr J. Is missing geographic positioning system data in accelerometry studies a problem, and is imputation the solution? Geospat Health. 2016 05 31; 11(2):403. PMID: 27245796; PMCID: PMC4964846.
    7. Shi Y, Meseck K, Jankowska MM. Availability of Medical and Recreational Marijuana Stores and Neighborhood Characteristics in Colorado. J Addict. 2016; 2016:7193740. PMID: 27213075; PMCID: PMC4860233.
    8. Jankowska MM, Stoler J, Ofiesh C, Rain D, Weeks JR. Agency, access, and Anopheles: neighborhood health perceptions and the implications for community health interventions in Accra, Ghana. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8:26492. PMID: 25997424; PMCID: PMC4440875.
    9. Berrigan D, Hipp JA, Hurvitz PM, James P, Jankowska MM, Kerr J, Laden F, Leonard T, McKinnon RA, Powell-Wiley TM, Tarlov E, Zenk SN. Geospatial and Contextual Approaches to Energy Balance and Health. Ann GIS. 2015; 21(2):157-168. PMID: 27076868.
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    10. Carlson JA, Jankowska MM, Meseck K, Godbole S, Natarajan L, Raab F, Demchak B, Patrick K, Kerr J. Validity of PALMS GPS scoring of active and passive travel compared with SenseCam. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2015 Mar; 47(3):662-7. PMID: 25010407; PMCID: PMC4289119.
    11. Jankowska MM, Schipperijn J, Kerr J. A framework for using GPS data in physical activity and sedentary behavior studies. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2015 Jan; 43(1):48-56. PMID: 25390297; PMCID: PMC4272622.
    12. Jankowska MM, Benza M, Weeks JR. Estimating spatial inequalities of urban child mortality. Demogr Res. 2013 Jan 28; 28:33-62. PMID: 24478594.
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    13. Jankowska MM, Weeks JR, Engstrom R. Do the Most Vulnerable People Live in the Worst Slums? A Spatial Analysis of Accra, Ghana. Ann GIS. 2012 Jan 05; 17(4):221-235. PMID: 22379509.
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    14. Weeks JR, Getis A, Stow DA, Hill AG, Rain D, Engstrom R, Stoler J, Lippitt C, Jankowska M, Lopez-Carr AC, Coulter L, Ofiesh C. Connecting the Dots Between Health, Poverty and Place in Accra, Ghana. Ann Assoc Am Geogr. 2012; 102(5):932-941. PMID: 24532846.
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