45th AAIP Annual Meeting and Health Conference Poster Competition

May 5, 2016
Posted by AAIP News on 05/05/2016

When:  August 11-13, 2016 


Where:  Oakland Marriott City Center, Oakland, CA  


The Association of American Indian Physicians is seeking posters that address childhood obesity, strokes, mental health, cerebral vascular disease, kidney disease/renal failure, musculoskeletal disease, osteoarthritis, autoimmune disease/lupus, rheumatology, trauma-suicide, homicide, domestic violence, automobile accidents, poisoning and self-inflected trauma, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease. Posters should emphasize treatment and epidemiologic issues for American Indian/Alaska Natives.


WHO: Undergraduate students, graduate students, resident physicians, health care providers, physicians, and other meeting attendees with relevant AI/AN health research and programs.


WHEN: Poster judging session will be August 13, 2016. Awards will be announced at the annual AAIP Annual Meeting and Health Conference Pow Wow on Saturday, August 13, 2016.




Awards will be given to the top posters after a review by a panel of judges. The awards for are:


1st Prize = $300

2nd Prize = $150

3rd Prize = $75


Poster applications must submit the following:

  • Cover letter with name, contact information, student or professional status, & brief biographical sketch
  • Abstracts are limited to 250 words, single space, in WORD, and must adhere to the following format:

Title: One line description

Author(s): Underline the person presenting the poster

Background: State the health issue or problem and its impact

Objectives/Aims: State the objectives or aims of the research

Methods: Describe the type of study, the setting for the study, the sample characteristics, the measures used, how the analysis was conducted, etc.

Results: Key findings from the study (no charts or graphs)

Conclusions: The importance or relevance of results


All Abstracts should be e-mailed to Gary Lankford at You will be notified by July 30, 2016 if your poster is approved to compete. Poster dimension and guidelines will be included in notification.  Please direct all inquiries to Gary Lankford at 405-946-7072 or at the above email address.