2014 Preventing Chronic Disease Student Paper Prize: Due January 23, 2014

Preventing Chronic Disease, a US Centers for Disease Control journal has opened their 2014 student paper competition. The winner will have their paper published in PCD! See below:

PCD Student Research Paper Contest — Call for Participation

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) announces its 2014 Student Research Paper Contest. PCD is looking for graduate and undergraduate students to submit papers relevant to the prevention, screening, surveillance, and/or population-based intervention of chronic diseases, including but not limited to arthritis, asthma, cancer, depression, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. A peer-reviewed electronic journal, PCD was established to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners in chronic disease prevention and health promotion. The journal is published weekly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

The winning manuscript will be recognized on the PCD website and will be published in a 2014 PCD release.

Papers must be received electronically no later than 5:00 PM EST on January 23, 2014. For more information on the contest and how to submit a manuscript, visit http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/announcements.htm#student, and click here to open the paper competition flyer: StudentResearchPaperFlyer2014.

About Jonathan Stillo

Jonathan Stillo is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the student representative on the Society for Medical Anthropology executive board and the chair of the Medical Anthropology Students Association (MASA) His research focuses on tuberculosis, citizenship and entitlements in Romania. More of his blog posts can be found here: http://cac.ophony.org/author/jonathan/
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