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One page, single-spaced, Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, size 11.
Format file name as follows. First author’s last name, first name_2020WHRF
Specify the title in bold CAPITAL LETTERS.
Underline presenting author's name. Authors' names should appear first name, middle
initial and last name. Provide institutional affiliation, city, state, and country
(if other than the United States).
Use sections similar to the following, as appropriate: Background and Significance,
Methods, Results, Conclusions or Discussion.
Specify category: Basic Science, Clinical Science, or Social Science.
Provide contact information:
Name and status (Professor, Post doc, PhD Candidate, MD Candidate, Masters Candidate,
Resident, Fellow, Undergraduate Student). Specify faculty advisor/mentor as appropriate
Department, college/school, institution
Email and phone number
Note if work has been presented elsewhere at the bottom of the abstract.
In addition to the abstract, a PDF of the poster must be submitted to be included
in pre-forum judging.An abstract submitted without a PDF of the poster can be presented at the poster session,
but will not be considered for an award.
Scoring criteria: originality of research, clarity of objectives, strength of methodology,
logical connection of conclusions/importance of research, and quality of presentation/layout.
Registration – Open Now
Abstract Submission Deadline – February 9th
Judging Period – February 11th – 21st
Winners Notified – February 27th
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