The American Academy of Health Behavior

New for 2016 Meeting - Podium Presentations!

21 Jul 2015 9:41 AM | Katie Heinrich (Administrator)

Meeting Theme: Using the Past to Propel the Future

The American Academy of Health Behavior invites abstracts to be considered for podium research presentations at the 2016 annual meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The meeting theme: Using the Past to Propel the Future recognizes the important influence ohistorical context on the beginnings and evolution of the health behavior change field with an emphasis on future directions and innovations. 

General Guidelines 

Using the meeting theme as a guide, please submit an abstract of 1,000 words or less describing your proposed podium presentation. Only abstracts related to the meeting theme will be accepted. Presentations will be 30 minutes in length and will conclude with a panel discussion guided by a senior AAHB member. Please review the Podium Presentation Review Criteria prior to submitting an abstract. Please include enough detail in your submission for reviewers to judge the quality and content of your proposed presentation. A limited number of podium presentations will be chosen

AAHB will accept podium abstract submissions until September 19, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Both members and non-members are encouraged to submit podium presentation abstracts for the meeting. Authors will be notified of the status of their submission(s) by November 4, 2015. Speakers will be responsible for their own conference-related expenses (e.g., travel, accommodations, meeting registration). 

Click on this link to view the podium research presentation abstract review criteria. 

Should you have any questions about the podium presentation abstract submission or review process, please contact the 2016 Research Review Committee Chair, Dr. Hsien-Chang Lin at

Submit a Podium Research Abstract here.

Joanne Sommers, M.Ed.,CHES
Executive Director 
Phone: (419) 760-6020

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