Call for Abstracts:  AHSR 2016 –  Addiction Health Services Research Conference

“New Frontiers in Addiction Health Services: Science, Practice, & Policy???
October 13-15, 2016, Seattle, Washington, USA

Submission deadline is May 31, 2016

You are invited to submit an abstract for the 2016 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, for an individual or panel oral presentation, or a poster.  Acceptance of abstracts for the conference will be determined by scientific merit and relevance, and preference will be given to presentations that report new results of research.

Abstracts may be submitted on any area of addiction health services research (including alcohol, tobacco, and drugs of abuse).  Priority Areas are identified for the 2016 conference are:

  • Changing Landscapes, Changing Policies:  This theme may include issues related to evolving policies on marijuana legalization and/or policing, medication assisted treatment, harm reduction (e.g. access to needle exchange or safe injection sites), naloxone distribution and training, etc.
  • Integration of Addiction Medicine:  This theme concerns issues related to the integration of addiction treatment and primary health care, addiction services in non-health settings, care coordination models, implementation strategies, and the impact of the ACA on treatment for substance use disorders.
  • Health Disparities & Equities:  This theme concerns issues related to treatment access, quality and outcomes for diverse populations.
  • Co-occurring Substance Use & Infectious Disease: This theme concerns issues of prevention and treatment of co-occurring substance use with HIV/AIDS, HCV and other infectious diseases.
  1. More than 300 participants in addiction research, practice, and policy are expected at AHSR 2016, hosted by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington and the Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center at Oregon Health & Sciences University.
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