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

    Registration will open in late 2019

    Abstract submission will open in late 2019

    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 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 Athen, Georgia on July 14-16, 2020. Students, researchers, clinicians and others are all welcome. 

    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 particularly welcome students and clinicians at all stages of professional development.

    The International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health's 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 Health, The Evolution and Medicine Review, and EvMedEd.


    Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME) 

    CME credits will be available for this meeting

    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. 



    Please visit the Athens tourism website for a comprehensive overview


    The 6th annual ISEMPH meeting will take place at the University of Georgia. 

    ISEMPH 2020

    Hosting Committee

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

    Program Committee

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