CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition
Men's Health Caucus
Healthography: How Where you Live Affects Your Health and Well-being
Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 16, 2014
MEN’S HEALTH CAUCUS The Men’s Health Caucus is seeking abstracts on a wide range of topics related to men’s health for presentation at the 2014 APHA annual meeting November 15-19 in New Orleans. In 2014, the Men's Health Caucus is seeking submissions for oral and poster sessions in these areas:
Chronic disease prevention
Community based programs/outreach (i.e. faith-based, workplace/occupational, etc)
Economic aspect of male health
Alaskan Native/American Indian health
Chronic disease management
Family health (i.e. fatherhood, pregnancy, domestic violence, etc)
Global menís health
Health equity for boys & men (geographic variation/disparities, access to care. etc)
Male health across the lifespan
Male health policy
Nutrition / physical activity / obesity
Reproductive health (fertility, family planning, etc)
Sexual health (relationships, STIs, etc)
Social determinants of male health
Veterans / military
Abstracts must be submitted on or before Sunday, February 16th. Please contact our Program Planning Chair, Ana Fadich by email (HealthyFamilies@menshealthnetwork.org) if you have questions about the topic areas or abstracts.
Abstract review and presentation type Abstracts are reviewed anonymously and rated according to the following criteria:
important issue or problem addressed,
innovative approach or perspective,
sound methods or arguments,
substantive findings or recommendations, and
compelling to a broad audience.
Those whose abstracts are accepted for presentation will be asked either to give 15-minute oral presentations or to present their work in an hour-long poster session
All presenters must be individual members of APHA in order to present.
All presenters must register for the meeting.
All presenters are strongly encouraged to join the Men’s Health Caucus (www.menshealthcaucus.net).
NOTE: Abstracts cannot be presented or published in any journal prior to the APHA Annual Meeting
Continuing Education Credit APHA values the ability to provide continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, health educators and those certified in public health at its annual meeting. Please complete all required information when submitting an abstract so members can claim credit for attending your session. These credits are necessary for members to keep their licenses and credentials. For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each presenter must provide:
an abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names.
a signed Conflict of Interest (Disclosure) form with a relevant Qualification Statement. See an example of an acceptable Qualification Statement on the online Disclosure form.
at least one measurable objective (DO NOT USE "understand" or "to learn" as objectives. They are not measurable). Examples of acceptable measurable action words:
Explain, Demonstrate, Analyze, Formulate, Discuss, Compare, Differentiate, Describe, Name, Assess, Evaluate, Identify, Design, Define, or List
R. Daniel Duquette, PhD, CHES Department of Health Education and Health Promotion University of Wisconsin La Crosse 1725 State St La Crosse, WI 54601 Phone: 608-785-8161 Fax: 608 785-6792 email@example.com
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