Conference attendees view 42 research posters from faculty, students and community organizations.

2018 St. David's CHPR Annual Conference:
Health Disparities in the Precision Health Era Across the Lifespan

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Title: Health Disparities in the Precision Health Era Across the Lifespan

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Location: Thompson Conference Center

Registration: Click here to register for the 2018 St. David's CHPR Annual Conference (Online registration opens on Dec. 11, 2017)

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Conference Registration

Click here to register for the 2018 St. David's CHPR Annual Conference. Online registration closes on February 21.

Registration Cost and Deadlines: All rates include a box lunch.

  • Early Bird General Registration: $20.00
    (Online registration open from Dec. 11, 2017 - Feb. 7, 2018)
  • Early Bird Student Registration: $10.00
    (Online registration open from Dec. 11, 2017 - Feb. 7, 2018)
  • Regular General Registration: $35.00
    (Online registration open from Feb. 8, 2018 - Feb. 21, 2018)
  • Regular Student Registration: $20.00
    (Online registration open from Feb. 8, 2018 - Feb. 21, 2018)

Refunds: The last day to cancel your registration and receive a full refund is January 31 by 5 p.m.

Substitutions from the same agency are allowed at any time with prior notification to the registrar (email chpr@mail.nur.utexas.edu).

Note: Meeting rooms tend to be cold; please bring a sweater or jacket for comfort.

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Conference Speakers

Usha Menon, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Research & Global Advances, University of Arizona, College of Nursing “From the Frontline: What Does Precision Health Mean to Me?”

Thelma C. Hurd, MD, FACS, Associate Professor, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine“Precision Medicine and Population Health: Detente, Diplomacy or Discord?”

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Conference Schedule

Time Program
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Poster Session
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Opening Remarks
Alexa Stuifbergen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

Student Poster Awards

Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director, St. David’s CHPR
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm "From the Frontline: What Does Precision Health Mean to Me?"

Usha Menon, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research & Global Advances
University of Arizona, College of Nursing

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm "Precision Medicine and Population Health: Detente, Diplomacy or Discord?"

Thelma C. Hurd, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
UT Health Science Center, San Antonio
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Discussion, Wrap Up
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Evaluation

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Conference Co-Sponsors

The 2018 Conference is presented in part by:

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Call For Poster Presentations

Abstract Submission Deadline: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Faculty, community members, and graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts for review. Poster presentations are invited on the conference theme of health behavior change or other topics addressing ANY aspect of health disparities, health promotion, or disease prevention research in underserved populations. Posters may report preliminary results of work in progress. Presenters may submit a poster that has already been presented or will be presented at a national or international conference. Scholarly presentations consistent with the mission of St. David's CHPR will be selected, and the first author will be notified via email by January 12, 2018.

Please Note: Conference registration will be waived for the invited poster presenters.

*NEW – Student Poster Awards: $300 for top student poster, $150 for runner-up in both categories (undergraduate poster award; graduate poster award). Students must be the first author of the poster to be eligible for the award. Winners will be notified at the end of the poster session on the day of the conferences.

Important Documents

Submission: Submissions are accepted by email only. Application materials should be emailed to CHPR@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Questions? Call us at (512) 471–9910 or email us at CHPR@mail.nur.utexas.edu

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