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Call for Abstracts Now Open for ASPPH-sponsored 2019 APHA Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus

The Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus (APLPHC) is soliciting abstracts for the 2019 APHA Meeting to take place November 2 – 6 in Philadelphia, PA with the theme: 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 may 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 American Public Health Association (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 submit an abstract. Submission Deadline: February 19. Contact the program planner Ms. Sarah Weiner at with any questions.