CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — 141st APHA Annual Meeting

Theme: Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World

Chiropractic Health Care

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Chiropractic Health Care Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA-CHC) invites abstracts for presentation at the 2013 Annual Meeting to be held in Boston, MA  November 2-6, 2013.

Due date for submissions has been extended to February 13, 2013.

Topics related to this year's theme, "Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World" and in all areas related to chiropractic health care will receive high priority.

Topics of interest include:
  • Arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions
  • Behavior, lifestyle changes, and self-care
  • Health promotion in the classroom, clinic, community, and the world
  • Injury prevention, physical activity, and promoting health across the lifespan
  • Inter-disciplinary approaches to public health for the musculoskeletal system
  • Public health and chiropractic
This Call for Abstracts for the APHA-CHC scientific sessions requests papers that present: Original empirical work (e.g. scientific studies, program evaluations, or organizational case studies), or noteworthy advances in methodology or analysis; Innovative integrative scholarship and scientific work; Programmatic reports of significant research infrastructure development; Programmatic reports of health professions curricular development or educational research; Substantive policy analyses (e.g. systems-wide assessments or policy case-studies); Informative reports on program or project management and development; Other similarly noteworthy, innovative, or informative reports and studies.

An author's paper may not have been presented or published prior to its presentation at the Annual Meeting. All presenters must become Individual members of APHA and must register for the Annual Meeting to make their presentation. All presenters must provide, an abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names, at least one measurable single learning objective and a signed Conflict of Interest form with a relevant qualification statement. The abstract is limited to 250 words. Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the APHA website.
Program Planner Contact Information:
Eric Roseen, DC
Visions HealthCare
170 Worcester Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone: 701.739.2621

Dana Madigan
Evidence Based Practice
National University of Health Sciences
200 E Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: 7736809955

Claire Johnson, MSEd, DC
Editor, Professor, Student Walden University, Public Health
National University of Health Sciences, Walden University
1507 E. Valley Parkway 3-486
Escondido, CA 92027
Phone: 858 208-8778