Online Program

How to write an abstract and title

Saturday, October 31, 2015 : 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Samuel Posner, PhD, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

This section of the course will provide information on how to write the title an abstract. Dr. Posner will describe the key elements of the abstract and title and common mistakes to avoid. Both structured and unstructured abstracts will be discussed. The importance of following the instructions to authors will be discussed through the use of examples to facilitate class discussion.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Identify key information that needs to be in the title Identify information that should be included in the abstract Describe different types of abstracts

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: N/A

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Posner is the Editor in Chief of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy (PCD) and the Deputy Associate Director for Science for NCCDPHP. Dr. Posner has authored or coauthored over 100 publications on a wide range to topics in public health and analytic methods. D2. Posner is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Posner serves as a peer reviewer for many journals.
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.