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

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: Abstracts must be submitted on or before Sunday, February 16th. Please contact our Program Planning Chair, Ana Fadich by email ( 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:
  1. important issue or problem addressed,
  2. innovative approach or perspective,
  3. sound methods or arguments,
  4. substantive findings or recommendations, and
  5. 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
Presentation requirements 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:
    1. an abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names.
    2. 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.
    3. 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


Program Planner Contact Information:

Ana Fadich, MPH, CHES
Men's Health Network
PO Box 75972
Washington, DC 20013
Phone: 202-543-6461 ext. 106
Fax: 202-543-2727

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