Annual Meeting and Conference


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Our 2018 GPHA Annual Meeting and Conference will be held April 4-6 on beautiful Jekyll Island, GA.

2018 GPHA Conference
April 4-6, 2018
Jekyll Island Convention Center


Call for Abstracts: Submission Deadline Oct. 31, 2017

The Georgia Public Health Association 2018 conference planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. Our 89th Annual Meeting & Conference will be held in Jekyll Island, Georgia on April 4-6, 2018.

An abstract submission is required regardless of the presentation format or learning method. The submission period is October 2 – 31, 2017.

All submissions must be emailed in Word format to PDF submissions will be declined.

You will receive notification of the status of your abstract no later than November 30, 2017. Should your abstract be accepted for presentation at the conference, you will receive additional directions at that time. Questions may be directed to Betty Dixon, Conference Abstracts Review Chair,

The conference theme is “Unlock the Treasures of Public Health,” and topics include, but are not limited to:
• Public Health Engagement
• Public Health Education
• Public Health Innovation

Abstract Documents for Download:

All submissions must be emailed in Word format, and the submission deadline is Oct. 31, 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Have questions about the annual meeting? Contact:

Registration or Hotel: Executive Services Provider, Regina Abbott
Sponsorship: Vice President & Conference Chair, Lawton Davis
Exhibits: Exhibit Chair, Christy Sims
Abstracts or Poster Contest: jGPHA Associate Editor, Betty Dixon