CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 2019 Health Disparities Poster Competition

February 25, 2019
11:00 PM
Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower South Lobby
Schools of Health Sciences
Mary Ann Merranko
Administrative Assistant


CALL FOR ABSTRACTSSubmission Deadline for all abstracts is Monday, February 25th, 2019.  ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO; by 11:00 pm.  

The poster competition will take place on Thursday, March 28th from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Thomas Starzl Biomedical Sciences Tower South Lobby, located on Lothrop Street across from UPMC PRESBY.  You will be notified by Friday, March 8th if your abstract has been accepted and will receive further guidelines for preparation of posters.  Prospective abstract submitters must be University of Pittsburgh graduate or First Professional students, or postodoctoral trainees. You must have conducted research (qualitative, quantitative, or laboratory based) and developed results in one of fourteen scientific disciplines including Biological Sciences, Cell Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Developmental Biological Sciences, Microbiological Sciences, Molecular Biological Sciences, Nursing, Neurosciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Physiological Sciences, Psychology/Psychological Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences, and Rehabilitation Sciences.  Posters also accepted for community-based initiatives designed to address health disparities.  Students from the disciplines above are eligible to exhibit.  One $100.00 prize is given for initiative judged to be the best, or to have the greatest potential for impact.  $100.00 prizes will be awarded in four categories:  Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral, and First Professional.  

The event will take place at the Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower South Lobby, located on Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Oakland)