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Academic Public Health Caucus
Achieving Health Equity through Academia and Practice
Climate Change in Public Health Education and Public Health Practice
Excellence in Practice-Based Teaching for Public Health
Illustrating Linkages between Schools and Programs of Public Health and Health Departments
Lessons Learned from Interprofessional Activities and Partnerships
Working at the Intersection of Population Health and Public Health
Aging & Public Health
Aging and the built environment
Aging population and baby boomers' health
Alzheimer's disease / dementia
Chronic illness management / chronic illness and self-care
Community-based long-term care
Emergency preparedness, public health crises, and older adults
Environment and aging
Family caregiving
Health literacy and approaches to communication
Health-related decision making among older adults
Healthcare outcomes and quality of life
Healthcare utilization and costs
Healthy communities for healthy aging
Immigrant and minority health and aging
Innovations in health and aging practice
International health and aging and health care policy
Medicare/Medicaid policy
Nursing home care and utilization
Nutrition and aging / food insecurity
Older adults and disability
Palliative care, pain management and end-of-life care/issues
Personal assistance, social support, and caregiving
Physical activity and successful aging
Public health law and public health ethics
Public health policy and aging
Racial/ethnic disparities
Rural aging issues
Sensory issues in aging (Vision, hearing, taste, smell)
Social networks and social care provision
Social, cultural, environmental and political contexts of women's health
Technology and aging
Translating aging research into practice
Women's health issues
Workforce issues
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Cross-Cutting Approaches to Cannabis Use
Health Equity and Substance Use Disparities
Integrated Behavioral Health: Mental Health and Substance Use
Other Drugs
Outstanding Student Work (Award Candidates)
The Physical Environment, Climate Change, and Its Impact on ATOD Issues
The Practice of Substance Use Prevention
American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Protecting tribal health through culturally-based initiatives and policies:
Ensuring quality tribal medical care and emergency preparedness:
Ensuring tribal and community health and response:
Supporting maternal, paternal and child health through family-oriented wellness:
APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Climate change: Global health action toward improving women and girls reproductive life
Reproductive health and carbon footprints: Carbon emissions and steps toward reproductive life planning
APHA-Global Public Health Film Festival General Submissions
Accessibility & Quality
Assessing Community Health
Competent Workforce
Create Linkages
Health Hazards
Inform, Educate, Empower
Mobilize Partnerships
New Insights
Support Laws and Regs
Support Policy
APHA-Learning Institute (APHA-LI)
Addressing Implicit Bias in Health Care Successfully
An Awareness Level Training on Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases of Public Health Significance: Health and Safety Essentials for Workers
Applied latent class analysis: A public health perspective
Biostatistics for non-statisticians
C-FERST HIA Roadmap: An Interactive Tool that Brings Data, Mapping and Research Results to the Health Impact Assessment Practitioner
Career advancement for women and minorities: seven practical strategies
Certified in Public Health Exam Review Course Day 1
Certified in Public Health Exam Review Course Day 2
Cognitive interviewing methods and software for public health researchers
Collaborating on Data Sharing and Use to End Health Disparities: What Happens in Practice
Economic analysis of public health programs: terms & applications
Eliminating Health Disparities: Utilizing Healthy People 2020 Data
Epidemiology for non-epidemiologists Day 1
Epidemiology for non-epidemiologists Day 2
Essentials of Financial Planning, Managing, and Leading in Public Health
Global Health Institute for Students, Emerging Professionals, and Mid-Career Changers
Good decision making in real time: Practical public health ethics for health officials
HealthEngage for Health and Safety Committees: Building knowledge and skills to improve committee functioning and increase collaboration
Helping Families and Communities Take Action on Climate Change
How to evaluate public health programs
Leadership in complex public health systems: Influencing outcomes in collaborative, cross-sector spaces!
Population Health and the Future of Healthcare
Powerful Presentations and Strategic Storytelling: Essential Communication tools for Public Health Professionals
Preparing for the next Ebola outbreak: biosafety and infectious disease response training
Promoting Healthy Choices and Community Changes: A course on community health promotion for community health workers
Propensity Score Methods and Their Applications in Observational Studies
Public Health Law: Understanding it and Using it (to your Advantage)
Quantitative Tools for Evidence-based Public Health: Meta-Analysis Using R
SEER*Stat: A software tool for studying the impact of cancer on a population (Advanced)
SEER*Stat: A software tool for studying the impact of cancer on a population level (Basic)
SOAR. Stop .Observe. Ask. Respond To Human Trafficking
Storytelling, Presentation Skills and Change Management: Essential Skills for Public Health Professionals
Thinking CAHPS: Effective use of surveys to improve quality in health plans, agencies, and clinics
Transforming the Application of Public Health Nursing Competencies to Address Population Health
APHA-Public Health Funder Network
Collaborative Health Funding: Efforts to Partner at the National, Regional and Local Levels
Community Mobilization in Idaho to Address Childhood Obesity: Nampa Case Study
Demystifying philanthropy: Funder and grantee perspectives on partnering for population health
Developing Cross-Sector Leaders to Advance Health Equity
Getting to Impact: Strategies and Lessons from Philanthropy
Philanthropy's Role in Supporting Pilot Projects
Power of Aligning Funding
Using Policy as a Lever for Improving Community Health
APHA-Student Assembly
Behavioral Science/Health Education
Environmental/Occupational Health
Health Services Administration/Management
International/Global Health
Maternal and Child Health
Nutrition Health
Public Health Policy/Practice
Applied Public Health Statistics
Application of complex health survey design and analysis
Applications using longitudinal health data
Big data analysis in health policy
Data linkage and health care data analysis
General topics in applied public health statistics
Geospatial pattern and spatial analysis
Meta-analysis of public health studies
Small area estimation for community level data
Statistical methods in health equity
Statistical modeling on climate change/environmental health
Student oral presentations
Student poster presentations
Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
AAPI Epidemiology, Climate Changes, and Environmental Health
Ensuring the Right to Health among APIs
Health Education, Health Communications and Community-Based Interventions among AAPIs
Innovative research to examine AAPI health
Other priority AAPI concerns
Black Caucus of Health Workers
African Americans and Vector-Borne Diseases: Lyme, Dengue Fever, West Nile, Zika and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
American Water Crisis: Contamination of Drinking Water Issues
Asthma and Allergens: The Effects on African American Children and Adolescents
Behavioral Health: Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Natural Disasters
Challenges and Uncertainty in a Climate of New Presidential Administration
Climate Change and Its Impact on African Americans with Chronic Diseases
Climate Changes Health: Effects on Food and Water Resources within the African Diaspora
Community Preparedness for Climate Change: Strategies to Address the Potential Impacts Based on Their Unique Geography
Creating the Healthiest Nation: African American Women's Health Across the Life Span (Collaboration with the APHA Women’s Health Section)
Emerging Trends in Environmental Research
Environmental Justice Policies & Public Health
Food Insecurity and Environmental Factors
The Health Status of African American Farmers and Agriculture Workers
Training the Next Generation of African American Environmental Professionals
From Bench to Population Health
Human Milk Expression and Sustained Breastfeeding
Policies, Interventions and Practices that support (or inhibit) the right to breastfeed
Prescription/Non-Prescription Drug Use and Breastfeeding
Social Media and Breastfeeding
The Intersection of Corporate Practices and Breastfeeding
Cancer Forum
Cancer Prevention
Cancer Screening/Diagnosis
Cancer Survivorship
Climate Change
Clinical Care and Treatment
Emergency Preparedness and Management Strategies
Health Disparities
Laws, Guidelines and Policies
Caucus on Homelessness
Climate change as it relates to unstably housed and homeless populations
Disaster preparedness and emergency services for individuals experiencing homelessness
Health policy, the ACA, Trump administration, and other federal issues that impact homelessness in relation to environmental change
Housing as a human right: design and evaluation of effective housing-related services
Novel methods or challenges in conducting research with individuals experiencing homelessness
• Design and evaluation of health and social service interventions for specific homeless populations (e.g. homeless youth, veterans, LGBTI, etc.)
Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Exploring Faith-based Strategies to Improve Climate Change
Faith-based Approaches to Creating a Healthier Nation
Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Barriers and enablers promoting or impeding health among immigrants and refugees communities
Climate change, infectious diseases and the health of refugee and immigrant populations
Conflicts, Violence and the health of refugee and immigrant populations
Disasters and the health of refugee and immigrant populations
Innovative strategies and policies to promote health in refugees and immigrant communities
Chiropractic Health Care
Prevention of chronic diseases & conditions
Prevention of neurological & musculoskeletal conditions
Promote healthy lifestyles & mindful living
Promote optimal function
Public health & chiropractic
Community Based Public Health Caucus
Community-Driven Climate Change for Social, Environmental, and Economic Justice
Ensuring the right to health through participatory approaches
Know Thyself: Building self-awareness in CBPR efforts to ensure health equity
Lessons learned from CBPR projects
Measures, methods, and evaluation in CBPR
Participatory approaches to address social determinants of health
The scholarship of CBPR (presenting author must be an alumni of the Kellogg Health Scholar Post-doctoral Program or antecedent programs)
Youth Roundtable: Youth leading the way to healthier communities (presenting author must be a student/youth)
• Community voices: Community member perspectives on community-academic partnerships and CBPR (presenting author must be a community member)
Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Alternative Health Policies to Bridge the Medically Underserved Amidst Political Climate Change
Best Practices For Implementing Transitional Care
Best Practices of Policy Initiatives at the Local & Community Level to Address Climate Impacts
Climate Change and Community Workforce Development Policies
Climate Change and Community-Based Advocacy
Community Engagement Strategies to Mobilize Community Networks and Impact Community Health
Farming, Climate Change, & Rural Community Health
Grassroots (Local) Policy Efforts Addressing Climate Change
Health Care Access: Policy and Program Challenges
Health System Participation in Social Justice Policies
Impact of Climate Change on Asthma and Other Chronic Respiratory Conditions
Impact of Climate Change on the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Populations
Innovative Partnerships that Build Successful Programs or Influence Public Health Policy
Innovative Ways to Use Qualtitative in Shaping Public Health Policy
Mapping Social Determinants of Health
Non-Traditional Partnerships With Healthcare and Its Impact on Community Health
Policy Initiatives That Promote Mental Health Integration
Pollution and Its Effect on Population and Community Health
Projects that Engage the Community to Meet Public Health Needs
Protecting the Environment and Preventing Climate Change: Planning and Policy Strategies
Strategies for Measuring Health Equity
Sustainable Academic-Community Partnerships and Their Impact on Community Health
The Health Impacts of Racism
The Role of Social Workers in Promoting Patient-Centered Care
Translating Vaccine Policy into Practice: Strategies that Improve Vaccination Rates
Violence Prevention and Community Health
Working with Communitities to Identify and Protect Marginalized Populations
Community Health Workers
Innovative approaches to CHWs & interprofessional education
Innovative programs, research, and evaluation in addressing the critical role of CHWs working with vulnerable populations, special populations, and populations outside of the health care system
JOINT SESSION Community Health Workers in Public Health Education and Health Promotion [see description above]
Novel approaches to promoting healthy communities in partnership with the health care system
Promoting CHWs and their role in addressing and supporting mental health
Promoting CHWs as change agents in reducing health disparities or impacting social determinants of health
Promoting health and wellness with CHWs and CHW programs internationally
Strategies for supporting CHW supervisors, service delivery team members, and/or effecting health care culture change
Supporting and sustaining the CHW workforce and CHW programs through policies and systems changes (e.g., CHW certification, state and national policies)
Tools that support community engagement and CHW teaching, reporting, and documenting in the field and in the office
Assessing and supporting the mental health of people with disabilities
Building an inclusive workforce: Access to education and jobs for people with disabilities
Changing climate through healthy community design: Addressing social constructs, biological attributes and environmental exposures creating vulnerabilities for people with disabilities
Disability data collection and surveillance
Ensuring the right to health and health care for persons with disabilities
Evidence-based health promotion interventions for persons with disabilities
Health, economic and social disparities among people with disabilities (including youth, young adults, and older adults with disabilities)
Impact of extreme environmental conditions and emergency planning, recovery and response systems for people with disabilities
Innovative policies, programs and services that focus on improving the health and wellness of people with disabilities
Integrating disability in medical and healthcare education and practice
Maternal health and health care, including reproductive and perinatal health, for women with disabilities
Policies, programs and services that promote inclusion of people with disabilities
Policy, systems and environmental changes that support active transportation (e.g., public transportation, walking, biking)and community inclusion for people with disabilities
Building Healthy Communities & Places (Built Environment)
Chemicals and Public Health
Children's Environmental Health
Clean Air and Water 
Climate Change
Environmental Justice and Health Disparities
Food and the Environment 
Nature and Human Health 
Science to Support Decision-Making and Policies
Student Achievement Poster Award Track 
Support for Local Environmental Health 
Behavioral and Social Determinats in the development of Disease
Behavioral Health Epidemiology
Biostatistics and Statistical Methods in Epidemiological Research
Cancer Epidemiology
Cannabis Use in Medical and Epidemiological Research
Cardiovascular Disease
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Climate Change and health
Climate Change and statistical Modeling
Data linkage and health care data analysis
Environmental Epidemiology
Epidemiological Research in Environment and Aging
Epidemiological Research in Schoolsettings
Epidemiology and Big Data
Epidemiology of Aging
Epidemiology of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Epidemiology of Obesity
Epidemiology of Substance Abuse
Ethics in Epidemiology
Genetic Research in Epidemiology
Geo-Spatial Epidemiology
Health Disparities Research in Public Health Epidemiology
Immigrant and Minority Health and Aging in Epidemiological Research
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Methods in Epidemiology
Nutritional Epidemiology
Obesity in Childhood
Other Topics in Public Health Epidemiology
Physical Activity in Epidemiological Research
Constraints on science from private interests or political pressures
Ethical conduct of research in challenging situations
Ethical issues concerning public health and disability – Preventing stigma in prevention messages
Ethical issues concerning the development, delivery, or evaluation of healthcare delivery systems
Ethics concerning individual agency and social determinants of lifestyle choices and other health behaviors
Ethics of oppression and intersectionality; ways to promote equity
Expanding ethics education in schools of public health and workforce development
Moral distress among members of the public health workforce
Public health challenges for immigrants and refugees
Public health ethics and climate change; environmental justice
Public health ethics in all policies (including economic, educational, housing, energy, criminal justice, science or other social policies)
Public health ethics in specific domains (childbirth and breastfeeding, mental health, addiction services, genetics)
Public health ethics since the election
Revis(it)ing the Public Health Code of Ethics
Social justice, public health ethics, bioethics, environmental ethics and human rights -- contrasting and combining frameworks
Family Violence Prevention Caucus
Child Abuse and Neglect
Elder Abuse
General Family Violence
Intimate Partner Violence
Food and Nutrition
Collective Impact Efforts for Food and Nutrition
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health (Annual Meeting Theme)
Engaging communities in research and program/policy design and implementation
Ensuring Access to Healthy Food Where we Live, Learn, Work, Pray, and Play
Food & Built Environment
Food and Nutrition from a Global Perspective
Food Marketing
Food Systems and Food Safety
Implementation of National Nutrition Recommendations/Standards and Health Policy in Communities
Innovative Technology in Food and Nutrition
Monitoring and evaluation methods for measuring impact and outcomes of nutrition programs and policies
Nutrition Assistance Programs
Nutrition Disparities and Food Insecurity
Nutrition Epidemiology
Nutrition Messaging and Communications
Nutrition Through the Lifespan
Genomics Forum
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genomics
Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology/Gene-Environment Epidemiology
Health Communications & Interventions in Genomics (including new and emerging applications and technologies)
Health Disparities
Population screening (includes but not limited to newborn screening
Health Administration
Challenges and opportunities to improving quality in health services and programs.
Challenges and opportunities to working across health and other economic sectors to improve community health and health outcomes
Climate change collaborations: Partnerships that effectively mitigate the impact of climate change events
Climate changes health: Addressing climate change through programs, initiatives and policies that create healthier communities
Collaborative efforts in health administration, management, and cross-sector policies that improve healthcare delivery and health outcomes
Evaluating administrative, management and policy functions of health organizations: Ensuring quality at the foundational level.
Going green: Practices and policies that promote a healthier workplace
Hot topics for health administrators
Impacts/implications of the Affordable Care Act3.
Innovations in health administration and leadership.
International perspectives on health administration, management and policy development
Local public health department accreditation: Lessons learned from engaging in the PHAB accreditation process.
Partnerships for improving healthcare services, delivery, and outcomes
Policies, programs and systems for improving health equity
Programs and initiatives that effectively address the professional development needs of the healthcare workforce.
The impact of climate change events on local health department budgets
Health Informatics Information Technology
2nd Annual HIIT Disparities Wearathon: Eliminate Health Disparities through Innovative Wearable Technology Innovations
Advances in Technology for Health Survey Analysis
Advances in Telemedicine/Telehealth
Advancing Personalized Medicine through the Use of Interoperable Health Information Technology
Applications and Registries: Tools for Managing Homelessness and Expediting Services in Real-time
Benefits and Pitfalls of Mobile Mental Health apps (mhapps): Implications for Healthcare Social Workers
Big Data Analytics to Improve Global Health
Climate Change: Use of Technology for Consumer Engagement
Closing Gaps in Rural Health Service Access and Quality Care with HIT
Cloud Computing: What Does it Mean for Public Health?
Crowdsourcing for Technological Innovation in HIV Care Community Engagement: A Pilot Study
Do Coaching Apps Impact Health Behavior?
Finding Untapped Value Through Sharing and Use of Multi-Sector Data
GIS Mapping, Global Health Surveillance, and Public Policy
Health IT and Interprofessional Workforce Development
Health Law, Ethics, Technology and Human Rights
HIT Innovation for the Eradication of Health Disparities
How is Technology Being used to Increase Healthy Development for Children
How Technology Improves Older Adults' Health and Quality of Life
IT Opportunities to Address Challenges of Climate Change Within Urban Communities
Lack of Technology in Public Health Preparedness and Response Capacity
Making Data Work for the Public’s Health: Telling the Story Behind the Numbers
Managing and Maximizing Financial Resources through Information Technology and Data Analytics
Managing Cybersecurity and Use of Multiple HIT Devices and Applications
mHealth and Wearables
National Patient Matching Strategy: Lots of Ideas, No Unified Direction
Open Source Tools for Health Informaticians and Text Mining Applications in Population Health Research
Promote Interpersonal Connections through Technical Social Media Channels to Reduce Isolation and Loneliness
Providing Actionable Data for Community Programming
Public Health Biomarkers and Data Interpretation
Public Health Data Analytics in Research and Nursing Practice
Reducing Medical Errors Through the Use of Public Health Informatics Health IT
Robotic Healthcare: Ameliorating the Disparities and Discriminates through Health Information Technology (HIT)
The Application of Agent-Based Modeling in Public Health
The Convergence of Personal Connected Health and Public Health
The Grand Challenge: Harnessing Technology for the Social Good
The Learning Health Care System: Enhancing Care Delivery through HIIT
The Opioid Epidemic: Effect on Public Health Service Delivery and Opportunities for Data Driven Solutions
Transforming Criminal Justice in America: Interoperability and Cross Sector Innovations
Use of Data Analytics to Reach and Maintain Equal Opportunity and Justice
Use of HIT to Improve Health Outcomes in Global Emergency Preparedness and Response
Use of Informatics and Information Technology to Combat Extreme Poverty
Use of Interdisciplinary Approaches to improve public literacy through Data Visualization & Information Dissemination
Using Big Data Analytics to Revolutionized Impacts on Public Health Policy and Research
Using Systems Science Approaches to Solve Public Health Issues
Using Technological Processes to Drive Down Family Violence: Database Transmission to Hand-Held Devices
Using Technology to Monitor Changes in Air Quality for Asthma and Other Chronic Respiratory Illness Prevention
Wearable Technologies and Public Health Data Collection, Interpretation, and Policies
Global Issues in HIV/AIDS
HIV and Mental Health
HIV and Substance Use
HIV Care and Treatment
HIV Care Continuum
HIV Epidemiology and Surveillance
HIV Policy Development and Analysis
HIV Prevention in Bisexual Persons
HIV Prevention in Injection Drug Users
HIV Prevention in Men Who Have Sex With Men
HIV Prevention in Older Adults
HIV Prevention in Sex Workers
HIV Prevention in Transgender Persons
HIV Prevention in Women
HIV Prevention in Youth
HIV Stigma and Discrimination
HIV Testing and Counseling
Living with HIV and AIDS
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Human Rights Forum
A Rights-Based Approach to Global Health Governance
Human Rights for Planetary Health & Climate Justice
Indigenous Rights impacted by Climate Change & Extractive Industries
Maternal mortality & Reproductive Rights in the United States
Right to Health Advocacy in the United States
The Right to Health of Refugees and Migrants
Injury Control and Emergency Health Services
Child and adolescent injuries
Disaster response and emergency preparedness
Emergency medical services
Emerging trends in injuries
Global injuries
Injury and emergency health data issues
Innovations in injury research methods
Innovative use of technology for injury research, prevention, disaster and emergency response
Intervention trials
Law for injury control
Motor vehicle injury and road safety
Occupational injuries
Recreational and sports injuries
Suicide prevention
Using GIS and location analysis in injury research and prevention
Violence related injuries
Integrative, Complementary and Traditional Health Practices
Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Unani, and other traditional health systems & practice
Cancer and HIV
Chronic Disease Management using ICTHP
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health
Diet, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Practices
Education and Training in ICTHP
Epidemiology in ICTHP
Herbalism and Phytotherapy
Integrative Medicine
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Integration of ICTHP
International Perspectives in ICTHP
Massage Therapy and Other Manipulative and Body-Based Methods
Other ICTHP Systems
Prevention and Wellness using ICTHP
Reiki and Other Energy-Based Therapies
Research and Evaluation Methods for Measuring Impact and Outcomes of ICTHP
Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Other Mind Body Practices
International Health
Advocacy in Global Health
Child Survival & Child Health
Climate Change and Vulnerable Populations
Climate Change: Building Resilience into Programs and Health ​Workforce Development
Community Based Primary Health Care
Displaced Populations & Refugee Health
Emerging & Neglected Tropical Diseases
HIV/AIDS - Global Issues
Innovations In International Health
International Health & Human Rights
International Health Issues In Behavior Change Communication
International Health Programs & Policy- Related Issues
International Urban Health Issues
Malaria & Vector-Borne Diseases
Maternal & Child Health
Mental Health - Global Issues
Monitoring, Evaluation & Quality Improvement
Nutrition & Malnutrition
Reproductive Health & Family Planning
Social Determinants of Health
Strengthening Health Systems In Developing Settings
Student Panel - International Health Issues
Systems Thinking
Training, Human Resource Development and International Workforce Issues
Women's Health
Latino Caucus
Current Issues in Latinx Health
Latinx communities affected by drought, food insecurity, disease vectors, pollution, flooding, contaminated water, or other conditions heightened by climate change
Policies, advocacy, trainings, and interventions to protect the health of Latinx communities in a changing climate
Alcohol, Tobacco and Substance Use
Communicable Diseases
Environmental Health
Global Health Law
Healthcare and Health Service Delivery
Injury Prevention
Mental Health
Nutrition, Physical Activity and Associate Chronic Conditions
LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals
Emerging Topics in LGBT Public Health
Global, International, and/or Transnational LGBT Public Health
Impact of US Post-Election Political Climate on LGBT Health & Health Policy
Intersectionality and LGBT Public Health
Sexual Minority Women’s Public Health (Including Lesbians, Bisexual Women, and/or WSW/WSWM)
Social Contexts and/or Social Determinants of LGBT Public Health
Trans/Gender-Variant People's Public Health
Maternal and Child Health
Adolescent & Young Adult Health
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Epidemiology & Data
Genetics & Bioethics
Health Services Research
Improving Pregnancy Outcomes
Infant & Child Health
Innovations in Maternity Services
International MCH
Multi-level and Life Course Approaches to MCH
Paternal Involvement in Pregnancy Outcomes
Perinatal & Women's Health
Policy & Finance in MCH
SIDS & Infant Mortality
Student Session
Violence Prevention Committee
Medical Care Section
Drug Policy and Pharmaceutical Services
Health Economics
Health Equity
Health Services Research
Justice and Incarcerated Health Committee
Rural and Frontier Health
Veterans' Health
Men's Health Caucus
American Indian / Alaskan Native Health
Effect of climate change on food security
Family health (i.e. fatherhood, pregnancy, domestic violence, etc)
Health equity for boys & men (geographic variation/disparities, access to care. etc)
Impact of climate change on chronic disease – CVD, Diabetes, etc
Male health across the lifespan
Mental health
Migration and displacement
Mining and industry
Nutrition / physical activity / obesity
Pipeline and Indian Health
Rural Health
Social determinants of male health
Mental Health
Behavioral Health and Public Health Policy and Practice
Climate Change and Behavioral Health Disparities
Criminal Justice
Families and Children across the Life Span
Integrated Behavioral Health: Mental Health and Substance Use
Integrated Mental Health and Chronic Disease Intervention Strategies
Other Mental Health Topics
Resilience to Violence and Trauma
Serious Mental Illness and Pervasive Developmental Diagnoses
Strategies to Promote Health, Combat Stigma and Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities
Treatment Access, Engagement, Activation and Disparities
Veterans and Active Military Mental Health
Occupational Health and Safety
Aging & Young Workforce Health and Safety
Climate change: Impact on worker health and safety
Disaster response
Energy workers' compensation: Community and worker impacts
Food safety, workers safety and safe environments: Essential for a sustainable food system
Fractionalized workforce and/or occupational health disparities
Healthcare and community health workers and/or intersection of patient safety and worker safety
History of occupational health & safety in U.S. and across the globe
Illness related to work
Industrial hygiene & exposure assessment
Infectious disease (Bloodborne pathogens, Zika, Healthcare and non-healthcare
Injuries related to work
International experiences and efforts in OHS
New researchers or new practitioners in OHS wanting to participate in the new researcher or new OHS practitioner poster competition
Occupational and environmental health justice
Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP)
OHS surveillance
Other OHS Topics
Safety in the workplace
Violence in the workplace
Work organization and health
Workers' compensation
Oral Health
Dental and Public Health Education and Workforce, Access to Care: Inter-Professional Development and Practice
Effective Community-Based Preventive and Oral Health Promotion Programs
Sugar, Diet and Nutrition in Oral and General Health
Peace Caucus
Climate change and the effect on war and peace
Climate, war and conflict, and the global refugee trail
The impacts of war and conflict on veteran's health
Abstracts on Other Topics of Interest
Impact of Climate Change
Pharmacy Policy, Economics, Quality, and Advocacy
PHEHP Materials Contest
Multi-media Materials
Print Materials (only electronic or scanned versions accepted)
Training Materials
PHEHP Student Award Contest
PHEHP Student Awards Contest
Physical Activity
Advances in science and methodology in physical activity research
Built environment and active transport research to improve physical activity or reduce sedentary behavior
Physical activity research and interventions in at-risk populations (ex: youth, disabled and aging populations; international populations; medically complex populations)
Progress toward national goals surrounding physical activity participation, reduction of sedentary behavior, and development of activity-supporting communities
Reducing Health Disparities Through Community-based Physical Activity Interventions
The relationship of physical activity with climate change and related outcomes
Podiatric Health
Foot and ankle public health abstracts
Foot and ankle public health advocacy abstracts
Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health
Adolescent Health
Climate Change and Reproductive Health
Emerging Reproductive Technologies
Involving Men
LGBTQ Sexual & Reproductive Health
Reproductive Justice
Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Prevention Research Centers
Addressing Health Disparities through Health Promotion Initiatives
Affordable Care Act and Public Health
Aging Population and Baby Boomers Health (organized jointly with the Aging section)
Built Environment, Community Design, and Public Health
Cancer Communication, Prevention, and Survivorship (organized by HCWG)
Child and Adolescent Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Child and Adolescent Health
Chronic Disease Screening and Prevention
College Health Initiatives
Communication and Personalized Medicine (organized by HCWG)
Communication to Reduce Health Disparities and Inequalities (organized by HCWG)
Community Health Workers in Public Health Education and Health Promotion (organized jointly with the Community Health Worker section)
Community-Based and Community-Engaged Research
Cross-cultural Health Communication (organized by HCWG)
Department of Health Innovative Practices to Improve Population Health
Dissemination and Implementation Research
Economic Impact and Return on Investment in Public Health
Evaluation of Public Health Education and Health Promotion Programs
Health Communication and Organizations (organized by HCWG)
Health Communication and Technology (organized by HCWG)
Health Communication in Special Populations (organized by HCWG)
Health Communication with Children and Adolescents (organized by HCWG)
Health Impact Assessment (organized jointly with the Environment section)
Health Literacy Issues (organized by HCWG)
Health Policies to Build the Healthiest Nation
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for People with Disabilities (organized jointly with the Disability section)
Health Promotion Initiatives
Integrated Mental Health and Chronic Disease Intervention Strategies (organized jointly with the Mental Health section)
Mass Media Influences on Health Behavior (organized by HCWG)
Men’s Health
Online, Social, and Mobile Media Initiatives (organized by HCWG)
Other: Health Communication Topics (organized by HCWG)
Other: Public Health Education and Health Promotion Topics
Patient-Provider Communication and Relationships (organized by HCWG)
PHEHP Session Proposal Abstracts
Population Approaches to Active Living and/or Healthy Eating Behavior Change
Promoting the Health of Women and Families to Create the Healthiest Nation (organized jointly with the Women’s Caucus)
Public Health Leadership and Education Models
Public Policy for Communicating Health and Risk Information (organized by HCWG)
Public Policy for Marketing Products with Health Effects (organized by HCWG)
Reducing Health Disparities Through Community-Based Physical Activity Interventions (organized jointly with the Physical Activity section)
Regulatory Practices in Health Education and Health Promotion
Roundtable Discussions
School and Community Linkages to Improve Child Health (organized jointly with the School Health Education and Services section)
Sexual Risk Reduction
Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
Social Marketing and Health Communication Campaigns (organized by HCWG)
SPECIAL SESSION #1 Innovative Teaching Strategies in Health Communication (organized by HCWG)
SPECIAL SESSION #2 Communicating Science to Lay Audiences(organized by HCWG)
Substance Abuse
Theoretical Frameworks for Health Promotion through the Life Course
Training Youth to be Leaders in Public Health
Using Communication to Influence and Advocate for Health Policy (organized by HCWG)
Worksite Wellness and Health Promotion
Public Health Nursing
Academic and Practice Partnerships
Accreditation and Quality Improvement
Chronic disease prevention, screening, treatment
Climate Change
Communication and Technology Strategies
Disaster Preparation, Response, and Recovery
Environmental Health
Global Health
Health Promotion Strategies
Immigrant and Refugee Health
PHN Research
PHN Workforce Challenges and Solutions
Public Health Nursing Education
Risk Reduction Strategies
School Health
Social Justice
Violence Prevention
Vulnerable Populations
Women and Children's Health
Public Health Social Work
Social Determinants of Health and Climate Change
Effective Public Health Social Work Responses to the Changing Political Landscape
Enhancing Health (including Mental Health) with Vulnerable Populations
Global Health and Human Rights
Health, Health Equity and Social Justice
Interprofessional Collaborations Across Education and Practice
Meeting the Needs of Dual Degree Students: Current Programming and Innovative Approaches
Models of Public Health Social Work Prevention and Intervention
Public Health Social Work Across the Lifespan
School Health Education and Services
Achieving social justice through school health
Additional topics related to school health and the health of youth
Alcohol and drug use prevention in schools
Applications of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model
Current trends in school-based health centers
Effective health education curricula: Emerging trends
Effective sexuality education programs in schools
Every Student Succeeds Act: Implications for school health
Evidence-based practice in school nursing: Emerging innovations
Innovative strategies for managing chronic diseases in schools
LGBTQ students and school health
Local school wellness policy: Food and nutrition in schools
Promoting school environmental health programs: Clean air, buildings, water, and transportation
Promoting wellness through schools
Public health nursing in schools
School and community linkages to improve child health
School climate: Preventing violence and bullying in schools
School health is public health
Use of technology in schools to improve student health
Socialist Caucus
Community organizations and health
Global capitalism, food systems, the environment and health
Health and healthcare justice in the US and around the world
Health reform and the movement for national health care
Progressive perspectives on women's health
Race, racism and health
Social class and health
Trade and Health Forum
Public Health Strategies to Address Trade and Trade Policy 
The Influence of Trade and Trade Policy on Health 
Veterinary Public Health
Emerging infectious diseases and the One Health perspective
How does Veterinary Public Health support One Health issues?
Occupational risks for zoonotic disease exposures (including those associated with pathogens developing antimicrobial resistance)
One Health epidemiology: How can technological advancements help surveillance, diagnosis, reporting, and response to emerging infectious diseases?
One Health surveillance of emerging zoonoses, vector-borne diseases, and the link to ecosystem change
One Health: Addressing threats, impacts, and opportunities at the human-animal-ecosystem interface resulting from a changing climate
Vision Care
Barriers and facilitators to access to eye care
Children's vision and eye care needs
Children's vision screening and eye health in schools: A Joint Session of the Vision Care and School Health Sections
Economic burden and cost-effectiveness analysis in vision and eye care
Evidence-based policy and practice in vision health and/or eye care
Health promotion and vision loss
Impact of vision impairment on health, functioning, social participation, and the environment
Integrated medical, oral health, and vision care delivery models
Poster session
Preventing vision loss and promoting eye health across the lifespan
The environment and impacts on eye health
The relationship between vision status and oral health
The right to sight
Translating eye health and treatment research into community health
Vision and aging
Vision health: A global perspective
Women's Caucus
Abortion rights
Access to care and healthcare delivery
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women’s health
Cancer and Women’s health
Chronic disease and self-management
Corporate personhood and women’s health policies
Gender-based violence, sexual assault and trauma
Health of special populations, including (but not limited women in prison, sexual minority women, and sex workers)
Infectious disease and its impact on women
Mental health needs of women
Reproductive health
Right to health (challenges for women’s health services, LGBT, etc.)
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (including HPV and HIV)
Social, cultural, environmental and political contexts of women's health
The right to health promotion for women and families
Women in the workforce
Women's health advocacy
Women's health disparities (including minority and rural health)
Women’s health across the lifespan (including teen, maternal and child, peri-menopausal, menopausal and older women)
Women’s health post-elections
Women’s health services research and cost-effectiveness including economic impact of women’s health)