CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo

Veterinary Public Health

Meeting theme: "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence"

Submission Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020

Topics considered will include those covering the impact of One Health issues (such as animal-human-ecosystem interaction, zoonoses and vector-borne diseases, food safety, antimicrobial resistance, and Veterinary Public Health), especially those related to this year’s theme of Violence Prevention. The program will consist of two or three 90-minute sessions of four 15 to 20 minute presentations along with at least one additional poster session addressing the following suggested themes:
  • 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 and Informatics: How Can Technological Advancements Help Surveillance, Diagnosis, Reporting, and Response to Diseases and Other Public Health Issues?
  • One Health Surveillance of Emerging Zoonoses, Vector-Borne Diseases, and the Link to Ecosystem Change
  • One Health for Violence Prevention and Intervention: Impacts of the Human-Animal Bond
  • The Role of Veterinary Public Health in Supporting a Sustainable and Healthy Food System
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.


Program Planner Contact Information:

Stephanie Masiello Schuette, PhD
National Dairy Council
Rosemont, IL

Thomas Doker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM/Epidemiology, CPH
1st Air Force
1210 Beacon Beach Road
Tyndall AFB, FL 32403
Phone: 678-862-2281