The 2015 American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) Caucus

January 19, 2015
Posted by AAIP News on 01/19/2015

Call for Abstracts is OPEN!!
SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  February 9, 2015
This year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Expo will take place
October 31 – November 4, 2015 in Chicago, IL.
“Health in all Policies”
The Caucus invites abstracts for papers addressing health programming, research, and policy for Native populations and the conference theme of “Health in all Policies.”  Abstracts that specifically address (but are not limited to) the following areas are encouraged:
▪ Health Research Ethics & Policy: Impact on Indigenous Communities▪

▪ Tribal & Community-Driven Health Policy ▪

▪ Translating Research into Policy for AI/AN/NH Health ▪

▪ Indigenous Approaches to Public Health Research & Policy ▪

Special consideration may be given to submissions that reflect community-based and community-led projects or research, student submissions, or youth-led projects.  Authors whose work reflects these areas should specifically note this in the abstract text.
Abstracts MUST be submitted through the APHA website at: no later than February 9, 2015.
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, and must follow the general APHA guidelines for submission.  Submissions that do not comply will not be reviewed.
Please review the attached call for abstracts – the PDF document includes ALL the submission requirements and details.
You can access the same information and submit your abstract on the APHA website at this link:
There will be NO EXTENSIONS for submission granted, so please submit your abstract early and/or by the deadline.
Please feel free to distribute the information to your colleagues and anyone who may be interested in submitting an abstract for the 2015 AIANNH Caucus program.
As Co-Chairs of the Program Planning Committee, please feel free to contact either Deana Around Him ( or myself, Audrey Solimon (, regarding abstract submission or other program planning issues.  Our contact information is located on the APHA website and in the attachment.
Thank you for your support,
Audrey Solimon-Neumann, MPH
Co-Chair, Program Planning Committee, 2014-2016
American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) Caucus