Call for Abstracts

  • Call for Late Breaker Abstracts

February 8, 2016 - March 7, 2016


The Epidemiology Congress of the Americas will have a Late-Breaker Session at the upcoming meeting. This will provide a forum for presentations of investigations, analyses, or methods that have been conceived, conducted, and/or completed so recently that authors could not meet the deadline for regular abstract submission (November 2, 2015). Abstracts on all topics will be considered. Accepted abstracts will be distributed at the June meeting and will also be available online. Each accepted abstract will be presented at the meeting in typical Late-Breaker format as a five-minute oral presentation followed by five-minutes of discussion.


Here is the link for submitting a Late Breaker Abstract:

The following is information about the Late-Breaker Session:


  1. Abstracts are required to be submitted online. Online submission will be available beginning Monday, February 8, 2016.
  2. Presentation of specific data and methodologic details assist reviewers in judging the quality of the research. New findings are of greater interest than confirmation of known relations. Clarity and brevity of writing will allow evaluation of the importance of the research.
  3. All abstracts must be received in final form no later than March 7, 2016.
  4. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be emailed to the author no later than May 2, 2016.
  5. 5. Abstracts should be no longer than 2000 characters, excluding authors.


Abstract Submission Policy

We recognize that abstracts submitted before the early deadlines in a Congress year may include results that are published before the Congress meeting. In this case, presenters should note that the work has been published and cite the work in their presentation or poster. The expectation that work will not be presented at another meeting before the Congress remains in effect.

  • 2016 Congress Abstract Categories





Cardiovascular disease

Child Development

Climate Change


Comparative Effectiveness

Current Topics (natural disasters, slavery/war, indigenous populations, refugee and migrant health, etc.)

Environmental Epidemiology

Epidemiologic Methods


Female Cancer


Global Health

Health Equity

Health Services Epidemiology

Infectious Disease (including HIV/AIDS, HPV)



Musculoskeletal Epidemiology

Neurologic Epidemiology






Prevention, Behavior, and Lifestyle (including Tobacco)

Psychiatric Epidemiology

Reproductive/Perinatal Epidemiology


Social Epidemiology

Substance Abuse

Teaching Epidemiology


Women’s Health