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Please join the Arnold School’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Department of Health Services Policy and Management along with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Office of Health Equity and the USC Office of Civil Rights History and Research for the poster session at the 10th Annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture. The poster session will showcase health disparities research and practice being conducted by faculty, staff and students at the University of South Carolina. Abstracts submitted by individuals from other academic institutions and community organizations describing their efforts to eliminate health disparities are also welcomed. This poster session is an opportunity for individuals to share their health disparities research and practice with others and address this year’s theme:
"Bridging Health Equity Across Communities."

The poster session at the 10th Annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture will showcase health disparities research and practice being conducted by faculty, staff and students at the University of South Carolina.

Students, faculty, staff and members of other academic institutions or community organizations are invited to submit abstracts by Friday, March 31 for consideration in a poster session.

Abstracts should be 300 words or less and describe health disparities research or practice, particularly in the areas of the science of health disparities, social justice and special populations. The poster session will include a limited number of selected abstracts and will be held during the reception immediately following the lecture.

Submission and acceptance of an abstract implies that at least one of the authors will be present during the poster session. Additional information about the poster session will be emailed to the corresponding authors of selected abstracts prior to the event.

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to Friday, March 31.

Submit your abstracts here 

For more information or questions about the 2017 Clyburn Lecture and poster session, please contact Dr. David Simmons at dsimmons@mailbox.sc.edu.

This event is sponsored by the The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Department of Health Services Policy and Management, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Office of Health Equity, and the Office of Civil Rights History and Research. Learn more about this year's event and keynote speaker Natalie S. Burke.