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TSAHP encourages students in the health professions to acquire expertise and practice in dissemination of research and demonstration projects through the medium of poster presentations. The TSAHP Student Poster Competition is open to undergraduate and graduate student members who are currently enrolled in a health professions degree or certificate program. Students apply to participate in the competition as described below:
STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION
The Texas Society of Allied Health Professions is a professional organization, dedicated to enhancing and promoting education, research, and clinical practice of allied health professionals within the state. TSAHP provides a vital forum in which allied health educators and practitioners can address and act on mutual concerns.
Student abstracts for poster presentations must adhere to the Guide for Abstract Submissions that follows. Abstracts should be emailed to Beth Veale’, Ph.D., and to Shirley McGraw, by April 30, 2020.
Cash awards are given for first ($300), second ($200), and third ($100) place student poster presentations, as determined by judges at the Reception and Poster Session. Awards are announced and presented at the conference dinner immediately following the poster session. Checks will be made payable and presented to the sole or first author on the poster.
To be eligible for an award:
In addition, the lead student author must address the following to Dr. Veale’:
The abstract submission must include:
Posters will be on display Thursday afternoon, September 17, and presenters are expected to be available during the evening reception for poster viewing. Posters should be standard size (3’x4’). Student posters are not required to adhere to the annual conference theme.
Poster judges will rate each eligible poster during the conference Reception and Poster Session for adherence to good practices in poster display and quality of brief oral presentations the student researcher provides to viewers. If your poster is accepted, two weeks prior to the conference, you will be notified with instructions to upload your poster online for preliminary judging. The rubric used to rate the poster can be found in the Download section below.
Guide for aPPlication Submissions