Abstract Submission

The Abstract Submission Period is now closed. All submissions will be informed of status by April 29, 2016.

All interested persons and organizations are encouraged to submit an abstract addressing public health Program & Policy or Scientific Research & Data issues in Maternal and Child Health. This year's conference is in Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 14-16, 2016.


  1. Review
  2. Abstract Submission Period is Now Closed.
  • You will be redirected to the Precis Abstract Submission website. 
  • If you have not used Precis before, you will need to register before you can begin.
  • Abstracts will be published as submitted (except that Precis converts everything to plain text, so no bolds, italics, underlines, subscripts, tables, graphics, etc.)
  • Click ABSTRACT SUBMISSION then CREATE NEW.  A reference number is assigned immediately and appears at the top.
    • NEXT and BACK  (or tabs at top of page) to navigate your abstract
    • SAVE often, even if you pause for a few minutes
      • EDIT SUBMISSION allows you to edit your submission.


In order to complete the abstract submission process you must:

  1. FINALIZE  your abstract by February 19, 2016
  • Your abstract is NOT complete until you click FINALIZE.
  • Finalizing triggers an automatic confirmation email, which may take a few minutes to arrive.
  • You are able to edit your finalized abstract submission until February 19.
  • If you edit a finalized submission you MUST FINALIZE your submission again.
  • At that point you will receive an automatic modification confirmation email.


You will be informed of acceptance by April 29, 2016.

For questions pertaining to Abstracts, contact Carol Gilbert at cgilbert@unmc.edu or (402) 552-9589.

For other Conference-related questions, contact Maureen Fitzgerald at mfitzger@unmc.edu or (402) 552-9585.

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