97th AMS Annual Meeting | 22–26 January 2017 | Seattle, WA

Eighth Conference on Environment and Health

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Presentation Topics

Papers for this conference are solicited on:

  • El Niño and Health

  • NASA Earth Observations and Climate Change

  • Climate change, extreme weather, and infectious disease transmission: Emerging links and opportunities for adaptation and research

  • Staying Alive:  Integrated Modeling of Health System and Urban infrastructure Responses to Extreme Weather Events

  • Applying a Systems-level Approach to the Phytobiome: Can We Create a Better Future?

  • Climate change and associated diverse health impacts: highlights of ongoing research at CDC

  • Climate Services and Integration of Data – ENACTS

  • Extreme Heat I: Understanding the Social, Physiological, and Climatological Mechanisms Driving Health Outcomes in Extreme Heat

  • Extreme Heat II: The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS): Domestic and International Partnerships for Building Resilience to Extreme Heat

  • Environment & Health at the AMS

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: 8 August 2016
Acceptance Emails Sent: late-September 2016

Abstract Fee

The $95 abstract fee  (payable by credit card or purchase order) is refundable only if your abstract is not accepted.

What's Included

Your fee includes your abstract, extended abstract (optional), and your recorded oral presentation posted to the online program which is available to all visitors for free. 

Student Award Opportunities

The Board on Environment and Health is pleased to be able to offer presentation and travel awards to participating students of the 97th Annual AMS meeting. Individuals who have questions or are interested in applying for these opportunities should contact Augusta Williams: [email protected] with the appropriate information.

Student Presentation Awards:

Three (3) presentation awards, in total, will be extended to the top student presenters (undergraduate or graduate) participating in the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health. The awards include $200 to assist with the expenses of participating in the conference and a certificate of achievement from the AMS. Students will be graded by board members, using a standardized rubric, where the highest cumulative scores will receive an award. To be eligible, students must participate in the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health and must be a current student in good academic standing (e.g. not on probation or disciplinary action for grades or conduct).

After submitting their abstract, interested students should complete the following form (http://goo.gl/forms/kbwqgZLVw9) and submit their resume or CV to Augusta Williams ([email protected]) with the subject: “AMS 97th Conference – Student Presentation Awards” by August 15th, 2016. Students should Award announcements will be made by the middle of February, 2017 after the conference. 

Program Chair(s)

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Jennifer Vanos ([email protected]), Kristie Ebi ([email protected]).