Abstracts Overview

Deadline EXTENDED: 09/10/2017 at 11:59 PM EDT

Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations is now open! All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online form. We encourage scientists engaged in health disparities research, healthcare and public health professionals, public policy professionals, as well as representatives from community-based and faith-based organizations to submit abstracts. It is the author's responsibility to see that the Abstract Submittal Guidelines are followed. Abstracts that do not conform to official guidelines will not be accepted. Selected abstracts will be presented as poster presentations during general and moderated poster sessions or as oral presentations during concurrent breakout sessions.

Download the Oral and Poster Presentation Guidelines »

Abstract Submission Topics

Abstracts are categorized in broad thematic areas related to domestic and global transdisciplinary collaborations on minority health, health disparities, and health equity. If your work does not correspond with the designated themes, simply indicate “Other” for your category selection. Please note that reviewers have the authority to reassign categories as necessary. Therefore, it is important that you review the following categories before submitting your abstract to ensure optimal results.

  • 01 Basic and Applied Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • Aging Research
  • Cancer Health Disparities Research
  • Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolic Diseases
  • Gene-Environment Interaction
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Infectious Disease / Immunology / Autoimmunity (non-HIV)
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Neuroscience
  • 02 Behavioral and Social Determinants of Health
  • Behavioral and Mental Health
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Violence and Crime
  • 03 Clinical and Translational Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
  • Clinical and Translational Science Research
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Environmental Science
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences / Pharmacokinetics / Drug Discovery and Delivery
  • 04 Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Community-Based Participatory Research Addressing Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • 05 Data Science / Big Data
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Genomics
  • Precision Medicine
  • Proteomics
  • 06 Health and Healthcare Policy Research
  • Health Information Technology Addressing Minority and Health Disparities Populations
  • Health Policy
  • 07 Health Related Technology Application
  • Health-Related Technology Application in Minority and Health Disparities Populations
  • SBIR / STTR Grants and Health Disparities Research
  • 08 Research in Special Population Sub-Groups
  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Global Health / Public Health
  • Immigrant / Migrant Populations
  • Indigenous Populations
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI)
  • Men's Health
  • Rural Health
  • Women's Health

Abstract Submission Form

Deadline EXTENDED: 09/10/2017 at 11:59 PM EDT

Thank you for expressing interest in participating in the RCMI Translational Science 2017 Conference. We are no longer accepting abstract submissions for the 2017 Conference.