2020 Women’s Health Research Day set for April 16; register, submit abstracts now
Penn State Health Center for Women’s Health Research will host the fifth Women’s Health Research Day on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at University Conference Center in Hershey.
The event will feature research from across the academic community related to women’s health and sex/gender differences, including oral research presentations, research posters and a keynote address on women and substance abuse delivered by Dr. Jane Liebschutz of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Faculty, students and trainees are also encouraged to submit research abstracts, which are due by 11:59 a.m. Dec. 13, 2019. See abstract submission details below.
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Call for Abstracts: 2020 Women's Health Research Day
Abstract submission deadline: 11:59 a.m. Dec. 13, 2019
Notifications of acceptance: Will be emailed by March 2, 2020
Abstracts may be submitted by any Penn State faculty member or graduate student/trainee.
Research abstracts addressing any topics related to women’s health or sex/gender differences in health are welcomed, including (but not limited to):
- Chronic conditions
- Reproductive health
- Health behaviors
- Social determinants of health
- Intimate partner, sexual or domestic violence
- Health care delivery or policy
Blinded abstracts will be reviewed by the abstract review committee and rated on the following criteria:
- Scientific merit (quality of methods, significance of problem and importance of results)
- Innovative concept or potential to advance research in women’s health or sex/gender research
Abstracts should be clearly written and intended for a multidisciplinary audience. Top-rated abstracts will be invited for oral or poster presentation.
Awards will be given at the conference for the best oral presentation by a student/trainee and by a faculty member.
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