Symposium Poster Session – Submit an Abstract

Call for Abstracts

Adagio Health would like to highlight student work at their inaugural symposium on women’s health that focuses on the following areas:

  • HPV
  • LBGTQ Health
  • Women’s Healthcare
  • Family Planning
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Sex Education
  • Nutrition
  • Reproductive Health
  • Primary Care in Community Settings

Chosen posters will be displayed in the event space for the entirety of the symposium and viewed at the leisure of attendees. Those selected will also be granted free admission to the symposium. Graduate students and clinical researchers are strongly encouraged to submit their work.

Frequently Asked Questions

Any student or healthcare professional who has current research revolving around women’s healthcare topics. . Undergraduate students, graduate students, and clinical researchers are strongly encouraged to submit their work.

The submission deadline is February 16, 2018. Please fill out this form to submit an abstract by this date.

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words.

We recognize that many students and researchers may be presenting on the progress of their research projects and may be waiting for more data before formulating their posters. For this reason, applicants are not required to send in a copy of their poster with their application.

All applicants will be notified about the status of their submission by the end of February.

Posters should be anywhere between 36 x 48 inches and 42 x 60 inches.

The poster session will take places at the Transforming Women’s Health – Adagio Health Symposium throughout the duration of the event. Chosen presenters will have their ticket fee waived for the event. Presenters are not required to be with their poster for the entire day. Posters will be viewed between sessions in a casual manner.

Founded in 1971, Adagio Health operates medical offices and partners with more than 20 other health care services to provide health care at more than 70 sites in 23 counties of western Pennsylvania. Adagio Health addresses a wide variety of health concerns, such as obstetrics and gynecology, breast and cervical cancer screening, STD testing and treatment, nutrition counseling, teen pregnancy prevention, HIV prevention, sexuality education for teens, community education, parent education and professional training. Adagio Health serves more than 150,000 women and their families each year. Adagio Health provides health care services without discrimination on the basis of race, disability, sexual orientation, financial ability, religion, age, sex, or marital status. Our goal is to enhance reproductive health care for all women. Learn more at   

Keynote speaker, former Senator Barbara Boxer, will be the featured activity of the symposium followed by breakout sessions covering a range of topics that influences women’s health. There will be ample opportunity for participants to interact with experts in fields of reproductive health, family planning, breast and cervical cancer, nutrition, and sex education. This symposium is geared toward medical professionals, healthcare advocates, policy makers, students and engaged patients of all genders, orientations, abilities, and ages. Learn more:

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