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Call for Abstracts: Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day (4/28/21)

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Call for Abstracts

15th Annual Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day

April 28, 2021
Conference Opening and Keynote Event

April 28 - May 7, 2021
Virtual Poster Session

Hosted on CUNY Academic Commons


Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day is an annual conference and spring forum presented by the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing and School of Health Professions. Now in its 15th year, the conference brings together students, faculty, staff, and community partners in Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Physical Therapy, and Medical Laboratory Sciences to showcase their work and developments in clinical practice and health-related research.

The conference will convene virtually in 2021, formally opening to all visitors on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.


Call for Abstracts

Students and faculty are invited to submit an abstract for our poster session. Please see our abstract guidelines for instructions, examples, and an abstract rubric. The deadline for abstracts is Friday, March 5, 2021.



Carol Scheffner Hammer, PhD, CCC-SLP

Carol Scheffner Hammer, PhD, CCC-SLP is Vice Dean of Research and Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Hammer’s research aims to eliminate educational disparities by promoting the language, literacy, and academic achievement of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and children from low-SES homes. She has a particular interest in developing culturally and linguistically responsive interventions.



Cheryl Giscombé, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

Cheryl L. Woods Giscombé, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN is the Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on understanding and reducing stress-related health disparities among African Americans by incorporating sociohistorical and biopsychosocial perspectives to investigate how stress and coping strategies contribute to stress-related psychological and physical health outcomes. Dr. Giscombé has a particular interest in the potential for integrative approaches to reduce mental health-related disparities among African Americans.


Poster Presentations

The poster session will remain open from April 28–May 7 to facilitate comments and asynchronous discussion between presenters and visitors. On May 5, we will announce the winners of our poster presentation awards.

Sign Up for Reminders

Join our mailing list to receive an event reminder and details for joining our live Speaker Q&A sessions with Drs. Hammer and Giscombé [dates/times TBD].


Photos and Abstract Books of past events


For questions about this event, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Cohn at

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