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Military Culture Abstract

Call for Abstracts

Military Culture: Have You Ever Served?

At Student Union, UNC Charlotte

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Multidisciplinary health and social service professions are invited to submit abstracts for the poster session reporting their research/ scholarship or evidence based practice projects that address military, veterans, or their families.  All abstracts are due by February 1, 2016.  Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.  Notice of acceptance will be February 14, 2016.  Please see below for specific instructions of the abstract submission process.

Registration and attendance is required for all conference presenters. Please see http://health.uncc.edu/veteranhealth for conference registration.

Abstract Submission

The Academy for Veteran and Military Health invites you to submit an abstract for this exciting conference. The intent is to bring multidisciplinary services, scholars, and researchers together to share state of the art research, evidence based practice and projects. Attendees will gain an understanding of the military veteran culture, health needs and health and social services to meet these needs.  Emphasis will be on approaches to improve outcomes for military veterans. The study/project must be completed or present preliminary data from the data collection phase.

Abstracts of 350 words or less may be submitted by typing the information into the box below.  All headers of the abstract form as described below must be used.

All abstracts must include: Name, credentials, title, affiliation, home and business address, email, and telephone number for the primary presenter.  The names, credentials, title and affiliation of all other presenters must also be included. The name of the IRB that approved the study/ project must be included. If this is an evidence based practice project or principal investigator is at a practice site, or this is a graduate review of literature, no IRB information is required.

Submission and acceptance of an abstract implies that at least one of the authors will be available during the poster session. Additional information for poster presentations will be emailed to the corresponding author of selected abstracts by February 14, 2016.

Awards will be given to one of the 3 categories:

  1. Best undergraduate student poster
  2. Best graduate student poster
  3. Popular choice poster

All types of poster presentations will be considered for the awards.For the student awards, the student must be first author and must be the presenter of the poster.Judges will be grading the students based on poster presentation, content, originality and impact of work.The most popular poster will be determined by the attendees of the conference who have viewed the poster.The attendees will receive one document to identify the popular choice poster. The abstract submission deadline is February 1, 2016.  Address questions regarding the poster session to:Susan Arthur, PhD.  Email:sarthur8@uncc.edu. Phone:  704-687-0856

We gratefully acknowledge our Conference Sponsors:

The Chancellor’sDiversity Challenge Fund, College of Health and Human Services, Veteran Student Services.