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Jack Dangermond honoured with honorary doctorate

California, USA, 20 July 2006: ESRI founder and President Jack Dangermond received an honorary doctorate from Loma Linda University (LLU) Adventist Health Sciences Center during the University’s School of Public Health (SPH) commencement ceremony in Loma Linda, California.

The highest academic honour awarded by the university, the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters recognizes outstanding contributions to the welfare and enrichment of others. Since founding ESRI in 1969, Dangermond has worked to create GIS software that links geographic information with descriptive data as a means toward achieving cutting-edge analysis and insight in a wide range of disciplines, including health fields.