Paradigm Shift: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on

African American Women and Families

November 2-3, 2017

The SANKOFA COLLABORATIVE, a national collaborative of African American public health leaders, will host a dynamic conference examining the impact of HIV/AIDS on African American women and their families, November 2-3, 2017 in Atlanta, GA on the campus of Morehouse School of Medicine (720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310).

Sankofa Collaborative proudly seeks to promote innovative strategies to women centered approaches through the solicitations of poster presentations for the Paradigm Shift: The Impact of HIV/AIDS on African American Women and Families conference.

To register and submit an abstract for the Paradigm Shift Conference please access the following website:

Abstract preliminary information can be found below.

Abstract submission site opens: July 31, 2017

Abstract submission site closes: September 15, 2017

Abstract notification sent: September 25, 2017

Deadline for presenting author to register: October 5, 2017

Submission Topics

All PRESENTATIONS must align with the programmatic tracks which are as follows:

Ø Community/Mental Health

Ø Research

Ø Public Policy

Abstract Formatting

Abstract titles are limited to 150 characters, including spaces.
Titles should be entered in Title Case. Title case has a capital letter for the start of every significant word – where words such as “and”, “of”, “the” and “a” are not counted as significant.
Do not enter information in all capital letters. Use capital letters only where necessary.
Abstract formatting for the conference materials is limited to font adjustments, formatting and typos. Conference organizers will do this electronically.
Section headers (Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions) will be added automatically through the submission software. Omit these titles from your abstract when submitting.
The abstract text is limited to 2000 characters, including spaces. Characters exceeding the 2000-character limit will be removed from the submission.
Co-Authors will be limited to 10.

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