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2017 APHA Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus Call for Abstracts – Deadline Today

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health sponsored Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus (APLPHC) (formerly the Academic Public Health Caucus) is now accepting abstracts for oral and poster sessions for the 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. Visit the APHA call for abstracts home page to learn more about submitting an abstract and visit the Academic Public Health Caucus Call for Abstracts webpage to submit an abstract. The deadline for submissions for the 2017 Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus has been extended to Friday, March 3.

Please spread the word about the ASPPH-sponsored Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus (APLPHC) (formerly the Academic Public Health Caucus) Call for Abstracts by sharing this announcement with academic and practice colleagues and partners. The caucus sessions provide a valuable venue for public health academicians and public health practice partners to engage in meaningful discussions focused on public health practice and education.

The theme of the 2017 APHA meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health. Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts on the theme and current and emerging public health issues.

Caucus Overview

The ASPPH-sponsored Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus (APLPHC) (formerly the Academic Public Health Caucus) provides a forum for APHA members to showcase and learn about innovations and excellence in education, training, and academic research from both public health academicians and practitioners within public health institutions (e.g., federal, state, regional, local, private sector, or nonprofit organizations) that administer or participate in academic and practice partnerships.

Abstract Submission Overview

Abstracts are solicited for oral and poster session formats. Consideration will be given to abstracts that (a) promote the caucus as outlined above; (b) address one or more of the caucus topic areas; and, (c) fulfill the abstract criteria. This year’s topic areas are as follows:

Visit the Academic Public Health Caucus Call for Abstracts webpage to submit an abstract. Contact Ms. Sarah Weiner, ASPPH program manager, at sweiner@aspph.org, with any questions about the Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus (APLPHC) (formerly the Academic Public Health Caucus).