Tuesday, April 7, 2015

TSOPHE Fall 2015 Call For Abstracts

Texas Society for Public Health Education

Fall 2015 Conference

Health Education: Building Partnerships for Prevention and Empowering Communities

Friday, October 23, 2015
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
University of Texas at Austin, Austin Texas
SUBMISSION DEADLINE –Monday, June 15 by 12pm CST

The Texas Society for Public Health Education (TSOPHE) invites you to submit a proposal for a concurrent session or a poster presentation at the TSOPHE Fall 2015Conference.  The conference will be held at J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas on October 23, 2015.

Abstract Sub-Themes:• Advancing Health Education through Technology and Innovations • Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: Health Needs of the Future Generation • Culture, Diversity, and Health: Local and Global Perspectives • Disparities and Inequity: Health Education and Promotion for Social Justice • Systems, Policies, Research, and Practices: Current Trends and the Future of Health Education

Goal: By the end of the conference, participants will gain an understanding of current trends in health education and upcoming changes impacting the field of public health education including healthcare reform, new policies, innovative technology, advocacy, research and health coaching.

Conference Objectives:
§ Identify emerging trends and challenges surrounding health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan.
§ Explore evidence-based methods and strategies for improving health through community engagement and empowerment.
§ Examine cross-sector collaborations in public health education that promote health equity in minority or under-represented populations.
§ Incorporate innovative health communications and technology to improve health promotion outreach, research, teaching, and practice.
§ Advocate for public health education by fostering improvements in individual and population health in order to advance the profession.

Audiences: Health educators, public health professionals, health communicators, researchers, academicians, students and other professions who provide health education

You will be notified by email when your proposal has been received and whether your proposal was accepted or declined.  All accepted proposal recipients will receive a letter of acceptance from TSOPHE along with conference registration information.

Abstract Types:

§  Concurrent/Plenary Session -This type of presentation is 20 minutes for each presenter panelist.  This single session may include a panel of up to three speakers.  Proposals must include:
Title, 1-2 learning objectives, 300 word limit abstract, audio/visual needs, and a brief biosketch (one paragraph) for each presenting author.
§  Poster Session - Poster sessions will illustrate research findings/projects during lunch/breaks. Poster abstract must include: Title, 1-2 learning objectives, 300 word limit abstract, and a brief biosketch (one paragraph) for each presenting author.

In order to help the review committee better understand and appreciate the purpose and value of your proposed sharing session, please complete the abstract form on the next page.  If additional space is needed, attach additional pages.  SUBMISSION DEADLINE – Monday, June 15 by 12pm CST

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Valentino or Patricia Horace at email: laurasvalentino@gmail.com or phorace@mdanderson.org.

Link to full document coming soon!

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