Join us for the 6th Annual Meeting in Athens, July 15-18, 2020

    Registration will open in mid-January 2020.

    We will begin accepting abstracts in mid-January 2020.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Travel and lodging

    Dates TBA 

    • Discounted early registration and abstract submissions open. 
    • Abstract deadline 
    • Abstract notifications  
    • Regular registration opens; last day to cancel and get a refund (minus bank fees)
    • Regular registration ends late registration begins, final program posted
    • July 14, 2020: Welcome reception in the evening, pre-meeting activities during the day.
    • July 15-18, 2020: The 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health  

    The Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health will be in Athens, Georgia, from July 15-18, 2020. Students, researchers, clinicians and others are welcome. 

    The International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health fosters communication among scientists, students, clinicians, and public health professionals who use evolutionary insights to improve medical research and practice, and information on human health and disease to advance evolutionary biology.  ISEMPH sponsors annual meetings, the journal Evolution, Medicine, & Public HealthThe Evolution and Medicine Review, and EvMedEd.

    ISEMPH 2020 will gather delegates from around the world. It follows in the footsteps of successful previous meetings in Tempe, Arizona; Durham, North Carolina; Groningen, The Netherlands; Park City, Utah; and Zurich, Switzerland. ISEMPH 2020 is profoundly interdisciplinary and emphasizes the multiple interfaces between evolutionary biology and human health in the complementary fields of medicine, evolutionary biology, anthropology, evolutionary psychology, behavioral ecology and epidemiology. The meetings welcome students and clinicians at all stages of professional development.

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    Hosting Committee
    • Elizabeth Uhl (chair) Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine,  University of Georgia. 

    Program Committee

    Acceptable Behavior at Meetings

    To maintain an open and respectful community of scientists, the Society does not tolerate illegal or inappropriate behavior at any conference, including violations of applicable laws pertaining to sale or consumption of alcohol or drugs; destruction of property; harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment; and inappropriate or suggestive acts that demean other people by reason of their gender, gender identity or expression, race, socioeconomic status, religion, ethnicity, age, or disability.  Anyone who observes such behavior should report it to a member of the hosting committee. The Council has authority to take actions necessary for enforcement. 

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