School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Abstract Submission

Wayne State University and the Center for Urban and African American Health invited healthcare professionals and students to submit abstracts concerning the treatment and prevention of health disparities.

Poster Sessions
Poster’s highlighted health disparities research, from WSU, and across the state of Michigan, and were displayed during a reception.

The posters presented original research related to the conference theme. The poster format facilitated discussions between the researchers, participants, and policy makers.

Poster Presentation
The posters were displayed for the duration of the conference. There was dedicated time for poster viewing and discussion between attendees and the poster presenter. Poster board size was 4’x 6’.

Oral Presentations
Four distinguished abstracts were invited to present a 20 minute oral presentation during the Health Disparities Research section of the conference.

Conference Themes

Abstracts were invited, but not limited to, address the following:
  • Health disparities
  • Models of patient and public involvement
  • Overcoming barriers to patient participation in research
Grading/Presentation Guidelines
Abstracts were scored by the WSU Abstract Review Committee according to scientific merit, relevance to health of ethnic minority populations, and expertise of the presenter.

All accepted abstracts were presented as posters at the conference.