Developing Data Visualizations that Educate, Engage and Provoke

Product type: presentation at the International Health Workforce Collaborative’s (IHWC) 2019 Data Olympics event in Ottawa, Canada. October, 2019.

Authors: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Evan Galloway, MS; Julie Spero, MSPH; Shikira Thomas, MSPH; Heather Wilson.


  • Short presentation on DocFlows and NC Health Workforce
  • Began developing data visualizations in 2015 to
    increase access, interest and engagement with our
  • We are American!! Give people quick, easy
    customizable access to the information most
    relevant to their profession, specialty or geographic
  • Encourage policy and decision makers in state to
    use data instead of anecdotes in health policy
  • Increase dissemination by enabling users to
    download line charts, maps and tables

Check out the full presentation here.