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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE SOCIETY FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH ISSUES ANNUAL MEETING

14 Aug

Registration now open for the SAAPHI Annual Meeting!

SAAPHI’s pre-conference events for the 143rd APHA Annual Meeting will take place on October 31 – November 1, 2015 in Chicago, IL!

Saturday, October 31: SAAPHI Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium.The theme of this year’s meeting is “Health in All Policies“. We invite you to join us for a dynamic meeting designed to increase our understanding of creating and implementing policies to promote health within the African American community. This year’s agenda will feature researchers, local community members, and students who will address public health and health policy issues salient to African Americans. The event is tentatively scheduled for 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Our agenda is forthcoming, and the room location will be announced soon.

Sunday, November 1: SAAPHI’s 4th Annual Mentoring Roundtable.Students and early-career professionals are invited to attend our mentoring rountable! Experienced professionals from academia, government agencies, and community-based organizations will share their insights into how to be successful in public health careers. This is also an excellent opportunity to identify and connect with potential peer mentors. The event is tentatively scheduled for 8:00 – 10:00 AM, and the room location will be announced soon. Limited seating available!

Please note that attending the Annual Meeting does not grant admission to the Mentoring Roundtable. You must select and register for both events if you would like to join us on Saturday and Sunday. For additional information, please email saaphipresident@gmail.com or saaphiconference@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-saaphi-annual-meeting-tickets-17879644498?aff=ebrowse

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SAAPHI 2014 Meeting — Call For Abstracts DEADLINE EXTENDED

2 Jul

Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 


American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA “HEALTHOGRAPHY” November 15-19, 2014

ABSTRACTS DUE: September 6, 2014
 The Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI) is soliciting abstracts for the 2014 annual scientific symposium to be held in New Orleans, LA on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the SAAPHI pre-conference meeting. The overarching theme of this year’s pre-conference meeting is Healthography: The Relationship of Place & Health throughout the African Diaspora.


Topics of the abstracts should center on the SAAPHI theme and/or the APHA theme. While abstracts reflecting new and innovative information in any area of public health disproportionately impacting African Americans will be reviewed, presentations on the following topics are of particular interest: Life Course Research (focusing on populations from birth to the elderly) Gender Issues Research focusing on African Diasporic Populations (African-American, Afro-Latino, West Indian and African populations) Social Determinants of Health In addition, abstracts that reflect integrative approaches to individual and community health promotion using evidence-based research, intervention guided-research, and health policy advocacy are also encouraged.

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed, evaluated, and ranked for originality, quality, topic applicability, and relation to SAAPHI issues. Please address how your research can inform current or future policies. If your research project includes an intervention, please address its sustainability. For secondary analysis, please address how this research can influence or inform current or future policies.


*Students and early professionals are especially encouraged to submit abstracts pertaining to their academic research. Please designate in your submission whether you would like your abstract to be reviewed for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or both.

Awards will be presented following delivery of the presentations and posters at the 2014 SAAPHI annual meeting. Winners must be members of SAAPHI or become members at the time of the meeting.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS
 Abstracts must be submitted online to saaphiscientific@gmail.com  Abstracts must be 250 words or less  Abstracts should follow the standard format: Purpose/Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusion  Authors will be notified by September 19, 2014 NOTE: Presenters who fail to show up for their scheduled presentations without previously notifying the program planner of cancellation will not be permitted to present papers or posters at the SAAPHI annual scientific symposium for two years following the “no-show.”

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — SAAPHI SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

19 May

2014 SAAPHI Call For AbstractsCALL FOR ABSTRACTS!!!!


SAAPHI 2014 Pre-Conference.

Saturday November 15, 2014

HEALTHOGRAPHY: The Relationship of Place & Health Throughout The African Diaspora.

Second Annual SAAPHI Mentoring Breakfast

25 Sep
You are cordially invited to attend the 2nd Annual SAAPHI Mentoring Breakfast 

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Come to network with and learn from leaders in public health,
including Drs. William “Bill Jenkins, Jonca Bull, Thomas LaVeist, and Debra Perez! 
 

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2013
Time: 8:00a – 10:00a
Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MAPlease visit http://saaphi2013mentoring.eventbrite.com to register and for more information.

Register today – Space is limited!

For questions, please contact the SAAPHI Mentoring & Professional Development Affairs Committee:
saaphimentors@gmail.com

PRE-REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2013 BCHW/SAAPHI PRE-CONFERENCE

8 Sep

 

Pre-registration for the 2013 BCHW/SAAPHI  pre-conference meeting is now open at: https://bchwsaaphi2013meeting.eventbrite.com Pre-registration is will be open until Sunday, October 27, 2013. We look forward to seeing you all in Boston
 
 
“Think Global, Act Local: Achieving Health Equity Throughout The African Diaspora”
 

Pre-registration for the 2013 BCHW/SAAPHI  pre-conference meeting is now open at: https://bchwsaaphi2013meeting.eventbrite.com Pre-registration is will be open until Sunday, October 27, 2013. We look forward to seeing you all in Boston
 
 
“Think Global, Act Local: Achieving Health Equity Throughout The African Diaspora”
 
7:00-8:00          Registration Opens
 
8:00-8:05          Presidents’ Welcome
  •   Selena Smith, MPA- President of Black Caucus of Health Workers
  •   Ndidi Amutah, PhD- President of SAAPHI
 
8:05-10:00         “ Achieving Health Equity in the African Continent”
  •   Race: the Power of an Illusion (movie clip) Chioma Nnaji, MPH, M.Ed Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Boston, MA
  •  Chioma Nnaji, MPH, M.Ed Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Boston, MA
  •  Camara Phyllis Jones, PhD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
 
10:00-10:15       Break
 
10:15-11:30       “Achieving Health Equity in the Caribbean”
  • Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Cambridge Public Health Department , Cambridge MA
 
 
11:30-1:00         Lunch
 
1:00-2:35          “Achieving Health Equity in the United States”   
  • Kenneth Smith, PhD Senior Analyst, National Association of City and County Health Officers NACCHO
  •   Jamila Rashid, PhD, formerly Office of Minority Health
 
 
2:35-2:50          Break
 
2:50-4:00          Open Discussion:
 
4:00-5:15          SAAPHI Scientific Symposium
§  Ruby Thomas, MDPediatricians’ Views and Practices on Managing Overweight and Obesity in African-American Mothers and Daughters: A Preliminary Analysis”
§  Brittany N. Barley , Sara Horton, MD Jacqueline Dunmore-Griffith, MD , Luisel Ricks-Santi, PhD “Racial-specific differences in breast cancer pathology and treatment”
§  Suzanne L. Pollard, Drew A. Zachary, Katherine Wingert, Sara S. Booker, Pamela J. Surkan “Family and community influences on diabetes-related dietary change in a low-income, African American community”
§  Tagai, E.K., Santos, S.L.Z, Holt, C.L.,Bowie, J.,Haider, M.,Scheirer, M.A. Slade, J.,Wang, M.Q.,,Whitehead, T. Linking eHealth and peer health education: Lessons learned from online community health advisor training in African American Churches”
 
5:30                  Closing Remarks
 

Reminder: SAAPHI Call for Abstracts

24 Jun

THE SOCIETY FOR THE ANALYSIS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS


American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting – Boston, MA

Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World

November 2 – 6, 2013

ABSTRACTS DUE: June 28, 2013

The Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI) is soliciting abstracts for the 2013 annual scientific symposium to be held in Boston, MA, on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Black Caucus for Health Workers and the SAAPHI pre-conference meeting. The overarching theme of this year’s pre-conference meeting is “Think Global, Act Local: Achieving Health Equity throughout the African Diaspora”.

Topics of the abstracts should center on the SAAPHI/BCHW themes and/or the APHA theme. While abstracts reflecting new and innovative information in any area of public health disproportionately impacting African Americans will be reviewed, presentations on the following topics are of particular interest:

Life Course Research (focusing on populations from birth to the elderly)

Gender Issues

Research focusing on African Diasporic Populations (African-American, Afro-Latino, West Indian and African populations)

Social Determinants of Health

In addition, abstracts that reflect integrative approaches to individual and community health promotion using evidence-based research, intervention guided-research, and health policy advocacy are also encouraged.

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed, evaluated, and ranked for originality, quality, topic applicability, and relation to SAAPHI issues. Please address how your research can inform current or future policies.  If your research project includes an intervention, please address its sustainability. For secondary analysis, please address how this research can influence or inform current or future policies.

*Students and early professionals are especially encouraged to submit abstracts pertaining to their academic research. Please designate in your submission whether you would like your abstract to be reviewed for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or both.

Awards will be presented following delivery of the presentations and posters at the 2013 SAAPHI annual meeting.  Winners must be members of SAAPHI or become members at the time of the meeting.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS
•  Abstracts must be submitted online to saaphiscientific@gmail.com

•  Abstracts must be 250 words or less

•  Abstracts should follow the standard format:  Purpose/Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusion

•  Authors will be notified by July 15, 2013

NOTE: Presenters who fail to show up for their scheduled presentations without previously notifying the program planner of cancellation will not be permitted to present papers or posters at the SAAPHI annual scientific symposium for two years following the “no-show.”

* A student is a person enrolled full- or part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours) who is actively pursuing a degree. An Early Career Professional is a person who graduated in the last 24 months and is transitioning into the workforce.