Abstracts Overview

Submissions Due: 10/15/2019 at 11:59 PM EDT

Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations is now open! All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online form. We encourage scientists, health care practitioners, trainees, clinicians, pharmacists, nurses, other allied healthcare professionals, and community partners to submit abstracts. It is the author's responsibility to see that the Abstract Submittal Guidelines are followed. Abstracts that do not conform to official guidelines will not be accepted. Selected abstracts will be presented as poster presentations during general and moderated poster sessions or as oral presentations during concurrent breakout sessions.

Download the Oral and Poster Presentation Guidelines »

Abstract Submission Topics

Abstracts are categorized in broad thematic areas and related to basic and biomedical science, behavioral science, and clinical science and health services. Abstract submissions should reflect transdisciplinary collaborations on minority health, health disparities, and health equity. Please note that reviewers have the authority to reassign categories as necessary, thus lengthening the review process. Therefore, it is important that you review the following categories before submitting your abstract to ensure optimal results.

Categories and Subcategories

  • 01 Basic and Applied Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
  • Cancer Health Disparities
  • Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndromes
  • Gene-Environment Interactions
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Infectious and Immunological Diseases (non-HIV)
  • Microbiome
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • Oral Health
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • 02 Behavioral and Social Determinants of Health
  • Behavioral and Mental Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Pain Management
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Suicide
  • Violence and Crime
  • 03 Capacity Building
  • Education and Training
  • Institutional Readiness
  • Investigator Development
  • Mentoring and Professional Development
  • Programmatic Efforts
  • 04 Clinical and Translational Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
  • Clinical and Translational Science Research
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Environmental Science
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences / Pharmacokinetics / Drug Discovery and Delivery
  • Public Health Preparedness for Natural Disasters
  • 05 Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Community-Based Participatory Research Addressing Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • 06 Data Science / Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Genomics
  • Precision Medicine
  • Proteomics
  • 07 Health and Healthcare Policy Research
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • 08 Health Related Technology Application
  • Health-Related Technology Application in Minority and Health Disparities
  • SBIR / STTR Grants and Health Disparities Research
  • 09 Research in Special Population Sub-Groups
  • Aging Research
  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Global Health
  • Homeless Populations
  • Immigrant / Migrant Populations
  • Incarcerated Populations
  • Indigenous Populations
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex (LGBTQI)
  • Men's Health
  • People with Disabilities
  • Rural Health
  • Women's Health