|New Deadline for Submitting Abstracts to Latino Caucus of the 139th APHA Annual Meeting|
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — 139th APHA Annual Meeting
(October 29 - November 2, 2011)
Theme: Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds & Bodies
NEW Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The Scientific Program Subcommittee of the APHA Latino Caucus invites students, educators, researchers, health professionals, and community members to submit their research, practice, and policy findings for dissemination at the annual conference.
The theme of the 2011 conference is "Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies."
Please submit scientific papers that address issues affecting Latinos especially as they relate to the theme of the conference. However, other papers that address the Health of Latinos will be accepted. The abstracts (290 words max) will be organized into one of the following:
Electronic submission is required. Follow this link to submit your abstract by February 16, 2011.
We strongly encourage students to submit their abstracts, and to indicate their student status in the appropriate checkbox. We will select the best student abstract for recognition at our annual awards program! For more information contact the program planners: Ruth Enid Zambrana, Carlos S. Zometa and Rose Marie Martinez.
APHA values the ability to provide continuing education credit to physicians, nurses and health educators at its annual meeting. Please complete all required information when submitting an abstract so members can claim credit for attending your session. These credits are necessary for members to keep their licenses and credentials.
For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each presenter must provide:
Program Planner Contact Information:
Rose Marie Martinez, ScD
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Institute of Medicine
500 Fifth St., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Ruth E. Zambrana, PhD
Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity
University of Maryland
1208 Cole Student Activites Building
2101 Woods Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Carlos S. Zometa, MSPH, PhD
Behavioral Scientist, Partnership Support Branch
Division of Public Health Capacity Development
Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2108 Yale Building, Koger Center
FAX (770) 488-1600
4770 Buford Highway NE. MS K-90, Atlanta, GA 30341