Call for Abstract Submissions

16th Annual Arctic Health Science Seminar

March 3rd, 2017

BP Energy Center
900 E. Benson Blvd.
Anchorage, AK
Free Parking

WHO: Health Professionals, Students, Researchers, Faculty

  • Join this annual informal opportunity to present your work before peers
  • Hear the latest from Alaskans actively engaged in arctic health sciences research
  • Learn more about the American Society of Circumpolar Health (new members always welcome!), and other opportunities to get involved in arctic health
  • New investigators and graduate students are particularly encouraged to present

WHAT: The Albrecht Milan Foundation will provide the Albrecht - Milan Emerging Professional Award to one of the AHSS presenters, and there may be additional student prizes.

HOW: Please submit a 350 word abstract by Monday, February 10, 2017 in order to apply for an opportunity to present. Abstract should clearly demonstrate and/or state relevance to Arctic Health and Research. Each presenter will have 15 minutes; 10 for presentation and 5 for questions. Contact Philippe Amstislavski for questions or advice on presentations (

LUNCH: A light lunch, available for a small donation, will accompany the networking and the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Circumpolar Health.

WHEN: Plan for an entire afternoon of presentations, unless there are so many we expand to a morning start.

For More Information Contact:

Brenna Simons-Petrusa, President

or Philippe Amstilavski


American Society for Circumpolar Health
CDC – Arctic Investigations Program
UAA’s Dept. of Health Sciences, MPH Program
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC)

Abstract Form

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Abstract Text Guidelines:

Please enter an abstract of no more than 350 words in the textbox below.

NO tables, images or references should be included.

Please use the following headings which must be in all upper case letters followed by a colon as shown below:

  • INTRODUCTION: (study objectives, hypothesis, or a description of the problem)
  • METHODS: (study design and appropriate statistical analysis)
  • RESULTS: (specific results in summary form)
  • CONCLUSIONS: (description of the main outcome of the study)