Details regarding our Caucus on Homelessness program for the 143rd APHA Annual Meting & Expo in Chicago, IL, are now available online. We have 5 oral sessions, 3 poster sessions, a membership meeting, and a social hour. We also have a collaborative oral session with the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs section. We are hoping to have a site tour of a local Health Care for the Homeless clinic as well and will post info regarding that event as it is conformed. Hope you can join us October 31st-November 5th! View Caucus on Homelessness program.
We wanted to share an article written by our CoH member, Jack Tsai, PhD, who is a Clinical Psychologist with the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. Read the article “What puts veterans at risk of homelessness?” here.
We are currently arranging oral and poster sessions for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, October 31-November 4. Please remember to check our website on June 2nd when the program is posted.
The Caucus on Homeless submitted a policy statement this year titled “Universal Medicaid Expansion and Its Implications on Health and Housing.” The statement has been approved for member comment and is available for review. If you are an APHA member, please log into the APHA website and provide supportive comments on our statement. We are listed as D1 under Group D: “Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce.” Thank you!
The deadline to submit abstracts to the Caucus on Homelessness has now been extended to February 12 at 11:59 pm PST. You may submit an abstract by logging on to the following URL – https://apha.confex.com/apha/143am/ch.htm
The 143rd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition will take place October 31 – November 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Caucus on Homelessness invites you to submit abstracts on research, epidemiology, policy, legislation, advocacy, and service delivery pertaining to homelessness and homeless populations by Monday, February 9, 2015. Topics of interest and instructions can be found on the Call for Abstract page. Please contact Claudia Davidson for more information.