Successful APHA Pre-Conference Workshop!

A big thank you to all of those who attended the 2016 Community Based Primary Health Care APHA Pre-Conference Workshop! We had over 50 attendees who came to learn more about CBPR to improve global health inequities in community-based health, 7 student abstract presentations from emerging leaders in the field, and 1 incredible working group team of speakers and support personnel! We could not have done it without you!

Stay tuned as we will have a recording of the conference that will be live for those of you who were not able to attend.

We are already looking forward to next year!

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Pre-Conference Workshop Agenda Now Available!

The 2016 Community Based Primary Health Care (CBPHC) APHA Pre-Conference Workshop is almost a month away! We are excited to publish the Workshop Agenda as we are nearing the date.

Several Conference Reminders:

The Pre-Conference Workshop will take place October 29th at the Denver Convention Center Room 401-403.

Do not forget to register for the Pre-Conference Workshop independent of the the APHA full conference registration. The Eventbrite link for our CBPHC Workshop can be found here.

Tentative agenda is as follows. We look forward to seeing you all there!

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Call for Student Abstracts!

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Does your research or program implementation include community based participatory methods? You could be eligible to share your research as a poster presentation at the 2016 Community-Based Primary Health Care (CBPHC) Pre-Conference Workshop!


We invite undergraduate students, graduate students and young professionals to submit a poster abstract to the CBPHC working group for the CBPHC Pre-Conference Workshop before the APHA 114th Annual Meeting at the Denver Convention Center on October 29th, 2016.

The poster session abstracts will align with:

  • APHA 2016 Annual Meeting’s theme of the right to health
  • CBPHC Principles on improving the health of vulnerable populations through community development

If interested, complete the form below and you will receive further instructions on submitting an abstract through email.

Important Dates:

  • Sep 1st Deadline for abstract submission (with rolling admissions)
  • Sep 15th – Notification of abstract acceptance
  • Oct 29th – Pre-Conference Workshop

Please contact cbphc2016@gmail.com for any questions or comments.