Ted Smith

Ted Smith

Ted Smith was appointed by Mayor Greg Fischer as the Chief of Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Economic Growth & Innovation. Ted’s efforts include creating AIRLouisville, the pioneering large scale real-time asthma monitoring project that revealed the burden of asthma in various parts of Louisville and its connection to air pollution. Today Ted is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and serves as the Deputy Director of the Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute and the Director of the Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil.

Ted Smith

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What is a Community Data Portal and What Difference Can it Make?

A few years ago, I described the need our community of Louisville, KY had for a “third place” for data. At that time, government at all levels were in a boom of the deployment of Open Data portals for a wide range of data–from crime to weather–and presented in a range of accessible forms for download or real-time API feeds. Open data …

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