Call for Posters – Florida Public Health Association 2012 Annual Educational Conference

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FLORIDA PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION

2012 ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

The Florida Hotel

Orlando, Florida

 Call for Posters

FPHA Members, Public Health Students and Faculty, and Public Health Organizations are invited to submit proposals for posters reporting public health research or innovative programs or policies.  We are seeking proposals for posters representing a broad variety of public health issues, disciplines, and programs.  The proposals will be reviewed using the following general criteria:

Importance of the public health issue/topic

  • Creativity of approach
  • Innovative use of partnerships
  • Clarity/logic/organization of the proposal

Poster proposals must be submitted electronically on the application form accompanying this announcement (see below) by 5PM Wednesday, July 18  to floridapha@bellsouth.net . Proposals should follow the outline on the proposal form.  If you have questions about developing or submitting your proposal, please contact Dr. Michael Reid, (mreid@health.usf.edu), or Sandra Magyar, floridapha@bellsouth.net – 904-529-1401.  You will be notified shortly after the closing date as to whether your poster was selected.  All poster presenters must register for the meeting.

Posters will be displayed on easels Wednesday evening, August 8, 2012, during the Exhibit opening, and all day August 9, 2012, during the meeting.  Presenters must remove their posters at the end of the program session.  Any left after the meeting will be discarded.

The location where the posters will be presented will be opened at 4 p.m. on August 8 to allow the posters to be set up.  The set up must be completed by 6 p.m. 

For more information about the Florida Public Health Association and the Annual Conference, please visit: http://fpha.org

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FLORIDA PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

August 8 – 10, 2012

SUBMISSION FORM

FPHA POSTER Displays, August 8 – 9, 2012

Name:                                                                                                 

Address:                                                                                             

Phone Number: ______________      Email: ___________________

Organization Affiliation ____________________________________

Employment Title ________________________________________

Title of Poster:  __________________________________________

Names of Authors (bold or highlight the name of the person presenting)

________________________________________________________________

Format for Poster Abstract (300 word limit):

         Title of Poster

         Statement of Problem (Significance)

         Goal/Objective

         Description of program or intervention

         Results/Outcomes

         Conclusions and/or Implications

Presenters should plan to place their poster on an easel that they provide. 

A maximum of 20 posters will be accepted unless additional resources are available.  The decisions of the Poster Committee will be announced by July 25, 2012 and each applicant will be notified by email.  Those that are accepted must register for at least one day of the conference by a deadline to be announced later. 

Please return the completed form in electronic format to:  FPHA at Floridapha@bellsouth.net, by July 18, 2012.