The Public Health Law Research 2014 Annual Meeting: "Measuring What Matters"

The Public Health Law Research 2014 Annual Meeting: "Measuring What Matters"

PHLR will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, January 15-17, 2014. The PHLR Annual Meeting provides a forum for current PHLR grantees and others interested in the field to share research progress and findings, discuss methodological concerns and innovations, and identify effective means through which to disseminate research results to inform the practice and policy debate.

Where: Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia

When: January 15-17, 2014 (Preliminary schedule to come)


The registration portal is now open, register here.

Early-bird rate (for non-grantees) from September 26 through December 2: $400
Regular rate, after December 2: $450

Request for Abstracts

PHLR invites submissions for presentations that will advance our current efforts in making the case for laws that improve health. There will be a variety of formats available for attendees to present their work and weigh in on the challenges facing public health today. This meeting is mandatory for active PHLR grantees and is also open to the public. Submissions selected through this solicitation will be presented on Thursday, January 16, 2014 or Friday, January 17, 2014.

Read the full RFA here.

To make your submission, please use the online Abstract Submission Form.

Abstracts must be submitted by November 11, 2013 at 3 p.m. ET.

Travel Scholarships

PHLR plans to award up to three travel scholarships so junior public health law researchers and practitioners involved in research are able to join us at this meeting. Travel scholarships will provide reimbursement for travel and lodging associated with attending the conference up to $1,360. Local travel will be reimbursed at $0.55/mile.

Read the eligibility requirements here.

To submit your application for a travel scholarship, please use the online Travel Scholarship Form.

Applications must be submitted by October 25, 2013. Applicants will be notified by November 8, 2013.