Online Program

How to write an abstract and titles

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Sam Posner, PhD, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This section of the course will go over how to write an abstract and title. It will go over the importance, structure and goals of an abstract. There will be an exercise on matching the abstract structure with the journal. Dr. Posner will then go over how to title a manuscript, giving good and bad examples of titles.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Evaluate what is a good title and a good abstract.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Posner has worked at the Centers for Disease Prevention and Prevention for 15 years, serving as the Associate Director for Science for the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and as the Editor-in-Chief of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. Dr. Posner has authored over 100 publications on a wide range to topics in public health and analytic methods. His doctorate is from the University of Southern California.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.