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  DECEMBER 02, 2011
PUBLISHING AND PRESENTING OPPORTUNITIES
Call for Posters: Aging Healthfully Through Lifestyle — Deadline: January 15, 2012

The Loma Linda University School of Public Health is accepting posters for its annual Healthy People prevention and lifestyle conference. The 2012 conference, to be held March 5-7, focuses on healthy aging. Posters should be submitted by January 15, 2012 and support current evidence for prevention and/or effective strategies implemented to drive significant improvement in the public’s health. Recommendations for policy and program development, with preference given to sustainable efforts impacting large numbers of people, will also be considered.

As lifestyle factors threaten the public’s health and longevity, the conference will define 10 lifestyle priorities that promote aging well and living whole. It will demonstrate how the systems approach to health care maximizes prevention efforts.

Posters will be categorized into these lifestyle priority areas, inspired by the Surgeon General’s National Prevention Strategy as well as decades of federally funded lifestyle research at Loma Linda University. The 10 lifestyle priorities are:

  • Healthy eating

  • Active living

  • Prioritizing rest (more than just sleep)

  • Mental & emotional well-being

  • Creating health-sustaining environments

  • Preventing substance & alcohol abuse

  • Stress reduction

  • Reproductive & sexual health

  • Social support networks

  • Spiritual support

Presenters will be notified of acceptance by February 1, 2012. If selected, presenters are responsible for all conference expenses, including travel and registration (at the student rate of $75, or $125 if continuing education credit is desired).

For questions, call (909) 558-4595 or email Ms. Christine Peterson at cpeterson@llu.edu.

To submit a poster for consideration, click here. General conference information is available at http://www.healthypeopleconference.org/.