UC Global Health Day, a one-day conference showcasing interdisciplinary research broadly related to global and public health, will be held at UC Davis on April 26, 2014. Abstract submissions for the poster session are being accepted, with a deadline of Dec. 20. Grad students with accepted posters are eligible for a travel reimbursement up to $300.
This annual conference is a showcase of the research, training and outreach in global health being undertaken across the University of California. UC students, fellows, faculty, staff and visiting scholars come together at this conference to share their current work in global health in plenary sessions, posters and concurrent breakout sessions covering a broad range of global health topics. Abstracts for interdisciplinary topics are strongly encouraged.
Topics could include:
- Basic sciences
- Climate change
- Ecosystem services
- Vector borne diseases
- Plant and animal agriculture
- Translational and implementation science
- Noncommunicable diseases
- Human nutrition
- Migration and health
- Food safety and security
- Innovation and social entrepreneurship
- Women's health and empowerment
Submissions for posters and breakout sessions are open to all currently affiliated students, faculty, staff, and researchers, as well as UCSB alumni who have graduated in the last 3 years. All presenters will receive complimentary registration to UC Global Health Day.
Submission deadline is Dec. 20, 2013, at 11:59 p.m.