Posters addressing health disparities, gender differences, maternal health and armed forces hospitalizations honored in Preventive Medicine 2022 at denver

DENVER, June 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On the closing day of Preventive Medicine 2022 (PM2022), the American College of Preventive Medicine (CMPA) announced the recipients of its Scientific Excellence Awards for evidence-based, physician-led research. CMPA President, Mr. “Tonette” Krousel-Wood, MD, MSPH, FACPM, presented the awards during a ceremony at the annual meeting, which brings together the brightest minds in public health and medicine preventive.

The Scientific Excellence Awards are designed to recognize and reward outstanding research by medical and scientific professionals working in preventive medicine.

More than 70 CMPA members presented their latest research and shared best practices in preventive medicine during poster presentations at PM2022, and a panel of CMPA Board members selected the top three winners. The recipients of the 2022 CMPA Scientific Excellence Award are:

  • First place – Eunice NeleyMD, MPH, Explaining Black-White Differences in Maternal Hypertensive Disorder: Results from the Louisiana Pregnancy Risk Assessment Surveillance System (PRAMS), 2016-2019 – tulane university
  • The second place – Christopher SnitchlerDO, Sepsis Hospitalizations Among Active Component Service Members, United States Armed Forces, 2011-2020 – Uniformed Services University
  • Third place – Erin Winkler, MD, Length of Maternity Leave and Maternal Health in the US Army – Uniformed Services University

“Our 2022 Scientific Excellence Award winners exemplify this year’s conference focus on science, evidence and analysis that informs preventive medicine,” said Dr. Krousel-Wood. “Congratulations to our winners and to everyone who participated in the poster presentations. The research conducted and presented by preventive medicine physicians at PM2022 will contribute to advances in public health, help inform our approach to disease prevention and health disparities, and will lead to better health and well-being for all populations.”

PM2022 featured dozens of sessions and presentations focused on tough health topics – from health equity and gun violence to vaccine hesitancy and chronic disease prevention. For more information on PM2022, visit ACPM online, hereand follow the conversation on social media using #PM2022.

About the CMPA
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is a professional medical society of approximately 2,000 physicians dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of individuals, families, communities, and populations through disease prevention and health promotion.

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