CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo
Chiropractic Health Care
Meeting theme: Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Call for Abstracts APHA CHC 2018
This call for abstracts will consider scientific presentations in areas related to public health and Chiropractic Health Care section priority topics. The highest quality scientific submissions will be selected.
The deadline for submission of abstracts for the Chiropractic Health Care section is February 21, 2018. Those who submit will be notified by email of their status in June.
The Chiropractic Health Care Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA-CHC) invites abstracts for presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting to be held in San Diego, CAfrom November 10-14, 2018.
Topics related to this year's theme,“Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now” and in all areas related to chiropractic health care will receive high priority.
Study designs may include: clinical trials, cohort studies, population based research, cost/clinical effectiveness, surveys, educational programs, and other research designs.
Topics of interest include:
Health equity (conference theme)
Prevention of chronic diseases & conditions
Back & neck pain
Osteoarthritis & osteoporosis
Cardiovascular disease & stroke
Prevention of neurological & musculoskeletal conditions
Nerve & musculoskeletal injuries
Physical & mental stress
Promote healthy lifestyles & mindful living
Physical activity & exercise
Healthy diet & nutrition
Tobacco & drug free
Injury-free daily living, work, & play
Promote optimal function
Healthy mind & body
Endurance, strength, & balance
Public health & chiropractic
Prevention & promotion
Focus on the classroom, clinic, and community
This Call for Abstracts for the APHA-CHC scientific sessions requests papers that present: Original empirical work (e.g. scientific studies, program evaluations, or organizational case studies), or noteworthy advances in methodology or analysis; Innovative integrative scholarship and scientific work; Programmatic reports of significant research infrastructure development; Programmatic reports of health professions curricular development or educational research; Substantive policy analyses (e.g. systems-wide assessments or policy case-studies); Informative reports on program or project management and development; Other similarly noteworthy, innovative, or informative reports and studies.
An author's paper may not have been presented or published prior to its presentation at the Annual Meeting. All presenters must become individual members of APHA and must register for the Annual Meeting to make their presentation. All presenters must provide an abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names, at least one measurable single learning objective, and a signed Conflict of Interest form with a relevant qualification statement.
The structured abstract is limited to 250 words. The abstract should consist of 4 paragraphs, labeled: Objectives, Methods (include relevant information such as design, subjects/population, setting, statistical methods, etc), Results, and Conclusions. Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the APHA website.
Program Planner Contact Information:
Dana Madigan, DC, MPH National University of Health Sciences 200 E Roosevelt Road Lombard, IL 60148 Phone: 773-680-9955 firstname.lastname@example.org