10th Anniversary Health Disparities Conference – Call for Abstracts

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Xavier University of Louisiana School of Pharmacy

Advances in Evidence-Based Practices to Eliminate Disparities and Achieve Health Equity in Building Healthier Communities: Lessons Learned

Deadline: January 17, 2017

Conference Dates: March 16-18, 2017

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Submit Abstract Here

We are soliciting abstracts for poster and podium presentation. More specifically, we seek scientific and/or informative abstracts that reflect the focus of the conference. The upcoming conference will focus on replicable interprofessional collaborative models and approaches from the clinical, research, and community arenas that integrate all levels of providers to improve health outcomes, eliminate health disparities, and achieve health equity. Selected abstracts will be presented during poster sessions or podium presentations during Concurrent Scientific Sessions. Please review the Abstract Submittal Guidelines before submitting your abstract.

Themes

Abstracts are categorized in broad thematic areas. Please note that reviewers have the authority to reassign categories as necessary and score abstracts according to criteria for a Research Abstract, Policy Abstract, or Clinical Practice Abstract.

1.0 Social Determinants of Health

  • 1.1 Health and Health Care
  • 1.2 Education
  • 1.3 Neighborhood and Built Environment
  • 1.4 Economic Stability
  • 1.5 Social and Community Context
  • 1.6 Other

2.0 Disease Process, Disparities, and Equity

  • 2.1 Cancer
  • 2.2 Cardiometabolic Disease (e.g., Diabetes, Heart Disease)
  • 2.3 Neurology and Neuroscience
  • 2.4 Mental Health
  • 2.5 Other

3.0 Health Maintenance / Prevention

  • 3.1 Nutrition / Physical Activity
  • 3.2 Pharmacologic / Naturopathic
  • 3.3 Education
  • 3.4 Other

4.0 Health Services / Policy

  • 4.1 Public Health Infrastructure
  • 4.2 Healthcare Systems and Practices
  • 4.3 Disparities in Health Care
  • 4.4 Other

5.0 Other

  • 5.1 Community-Based Program
  • 5.2 Research
  • 5.3 Special Populations
  • 5.4 Technology
  • 5.5 Other

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