CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo

Veterinary Public Health

Meeting theme: Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Topics considered will include those covering the impact of One Health issues (animal-human-ecosystem interaction, zoonoses, food safety, and Veterinary Public Health), especially those related to Health Equity. The program will consist of two or three 90 minute sessions of four 15 to 20 minute presentations along with an additional poster session addressing the following suggested topics:
  • Evidence-based practice utilizing the One Health approach
  • Health disparities across Humans, Animals, and the Environment
  • Connecting the human-animal bond and health benefits across the economy
  • Emerging infectious diseases and the One Health perspective
  • Occupational risks for zoonotic disease exposures (including those associated with pathogens developing antimicrobial resistance)
  • One Health: Addressing threats, impacts, and opportunities at the human-animal-ecosystem interface as a result of human health equity
  • One Health epidemiology: How can technological advancements help surveillance, diagnosis, reporting, and response to emerging infectious diseases?
  • Connecting the human-animal bond and health benefits across the economy
  • Emerging infectious diseases and the One Health perspective
  • Evidence-based practice utilizing the One Health approach
  • Health disparities across Humans, Animals, and the Environment
  • 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: Addressing threats, impacts, and opportunities at the human-animal-ecosystem interface as a result of human health equity
All accepted abstracts will be grouped into appropriate sessions using the above suggestions as a guide. However, all Veterinary Public Health and One Health topics will be considered. Submitted abstracts may also be appropriate for planned co-sessions with other APHA sections.

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Program Planner Contact Information:

Alexandra Schafer, BS, CHES, MPH Candidate
HIV/ AIDS/ Communicable Disease
City of Long Beach Health and Human Services DepartmentCA
Phone: 818-645-5107
chelsea.a.schafer@gmail.com

and
Thomas Doker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM/Epidemiology, CPH
Ft Detrick
USAF
Porter Street
Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: 678-862-2281
thomas.doker@gmail.com