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ASPPH Soliciting Abstracts for APHA Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus

ASPPH is soliciting abstracts for the 2019 APHA Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus (APLPHC) sessions to be held during the  APHA Meeting, November 2 – 6 in Philadelphia, PA. The theme of the APHA Annual Meeting is Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health. Abstracts are solicited for oral and poster session formats. Consideration will be given to abstracts that:
(a) promote the caucus goals as outlined below;
(b) address one or more of the caucus topic areas listed below; and,
(c) fulfill the abstract criteria.

Please review the APHA call for abstracts page to learn more about APHA’s abstract requirements. Preference will be given to authors who are Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus members; ASPPH members; and/or staff of a Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accredited health department.

Topic areas for the 2019 APLPHC sessions are as follows:

The Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus, sponsored by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) in partnership with the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), provides a forum for APHA members to explore and discuss innovative approaches and effective interventions that support practice, education, and applied research by building bridges between academia and practice. Public health academicians and practitioners within public health institutions (e.g., federal, state, regional, local, private sector or non-profit organizations) that administer or participate in academic and practice partnerships are encouraged to submit abstracts to showcase their work.

Visit the Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus Call for Abstracts page to join the caucus as well as to submit an abstract. Submission Deadline: February 19. Contact Ms. Rita Kelliher at with any questions.