EPI|LIFESTYLE 2016 Scientific Sessions

Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health

March 1 – 4, 2016
Hyatt Regency | Phoenix, AZ
The theme of EPI/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions is "From Precision Medicine to a Culture of Health." This year's conference offers topics on community health programs and initiatives, as well as a jointly planned session with the Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, with global health and lifespan perspectives.
Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission for 2016 is now closed.


Why You Should You Attend

The conference is designed to benefit researchers as well as public health practitioners and clinicians. The meeting should appeal to physicians, epidemiologists, dietitians, nutritional scientists, exercise physiologists, behavioral scientists, biostatisticians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses, school health professionals and other health scientists.

What to Expect This Year

Featured Lectures

  • “From Precision Medicine to a Culture of Health”
    featuring: Sonia Angell, MD, MPH, William C. Knowler, MD, DrPH, and Thomas A. Pearson, MD, PhD, MPH
  • “Greater Alignment Between Public Health and The Food Industry Being Driven By Consumer Demand"
    featuring: Greg Drescher, Culinary Institute of America and June Jo Lee, Hartman Group, Inc.
  • “The Role of Genomics in Cardiovascular Health”
    featuring: Jennifer Hall, PhD - “The Future of Genetics and Genomics in CV Health” 
    Teri Manolio, MD, PhD, FAHA- “The PMI: How Will it change the Landscape of Population Science and improve health?”
    Jill Hagenkord, MD, FCAP- “Personalized Medicine from the Perspective of Modern Genomics” 
  • The David Kritchevsky Memorial Lecture
  • The Richard D Remington Methodology Lecture
  • The William B Kannel Memorial Lecture

Conference Highlights

  • Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Annual Business Meeting & Networking Luncheon
  • Council on Epidemiology and Prevention Annual Business Meeting & Networking Luncheon
  • Annual Fun Walk/Run
  • Early Career Special Presentations and Events
  • Connection Corner
  • EPI Council Hearts Diversity Reception
  • Joint Council Annual Reception and Dinner

The American Heart Association would like to acknowledge the following companies for their generous support of the EPI/Lifestyle 2016 Conference:

The American Heart Association would like to acknowledge Voices for Healthy Kids for their generous support of this year’s fun walk/run.

The American Heart Association would like to acknowledge the following for their generous support of the David Kritchevsky Lecture:

Key Dates

Jul. 8, 2015Abstract Submission Opens
Oct. 14, 2015Abstract Submission Closes
Oct. 18, 2015Award Application Deadline
Oct. 21, 2015Registration Opens
Dec. 30, 2015Deadline to Become Member for Early Registration
Jan. 13, 2016Early Registration Deadline
Jan. 27, 2016Deadline to become a Member for Advanced Registration
Feb. 10, 2016Advance Registration Deadline
March 1-4, 2016EPI|Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions
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