2018 Public Health Law Conference Call for Abstracts


2018 Public Health Law Conference

Health Justice: Empowering Public Health

and Advancing Health Equity

October 4 - 6 | Phoenix, AZ    phlc2018.org | #phlc2018


Call for Abstracts Deadline December 31, 2017

Don't miss the opportunity to be among the presenters at the 2018 Public Health Law Conference. We encourage submission of abstracts related to this year's Conference theme, Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equityas well as abstracts on other timely public health law topics.

Preference will be given to panel submissions, but individual abstracts will also be considered and ultimately be placed in a panel of related presentations.

Relevant areas for abstract submissions include, but are not limited to:

  • Strengthening Public Health Protections 
    Strengthening state and local health departments, service providers, and communities to provide foundational protections such as substance use prevention, communicable disease control, and food safety.
  • Public Health Across Sectors 
    Highlighting collaborative cross-sector initiatives critical to addressing social determinants of health and advancing health equity.
  • Access to Care and Health Equity 
    Identifying barriers and opportunities in access to health care services.
  • Public Health Law Practice 
    Critical legal issues and current local, state, and federal efforts.
  • Trending Topics 
    New, emerging, or late-breaking issues in public health law and policy.

View guidelines for online submissions.

Submission deadline: December 31, 2017

For more information about abstract submission process, please contact Megan Griest, mgriest@networkforphl.org or (410) 706-0584.