Abstract Submission


Welcome to the online proposal submission application for the 9th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

Submission Deadline EXTENDED to September 29, 2015 at 9pm EST


  • Learn about emerging research across the field and gain skill in designing applied research and program evaluation
  • Network with a multidisciplinary group of participants concerned with the acquisition of new knowledge in correctional health practices
  • Gain new skills to develop academic-correctional health partnerships and overcoming barriers to research in your institutions
  • Reflect on emerging health policy issues in correctional health and criminal justice


  • 60 minute seminars: for facilitated policy discussions, panels or research skills
  • 30 minutes lectures: detailed 20 minute topic presentation with 10 minute discussion
  • 15 minute peer papers: tight 10 minute presentation on completed or in progress projects with 5 minutes Q&A
  • Poster Presentations
  • 60 minute Special Topic Networking Sessions


We welcome presentations that reflect academic work germane to all aspects of correctional health clinical practice, research, workforce training and health policy such as:

  • Community reentry
  • Strategies to reduce recidivsm
  • Health policy
  • Public health
  • Infectious and communicable disease
  • Mental health
  • Substance abuse
  • Adolescent health care in juvenile facilities
  • Chronic illness care
  • Ethics of research with detainees
  • Research methods
  • Special Populations (e.g. seniors, women, transgender)
  • Education and training as workforce pipelines
  • Corrections-Academic partnerships

As a conference theme, Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health Board of Directors is particularly interested in proposals focusing on Implementation Science related to important interventions to improve criminal justice health outcomes such as:

  • Outcomes of structured quality improvement to adopt evidence-based practices (EBPs)
  • Surveys and other assessment tools to assess staff needs and readiness to adopt EBPs
  • Organizational interventions with administration to adopt EBPs

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