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OSAP seeks abstracts

Do you have research to share related to dental infection control? The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention is accepting submissions until March 5, 2012, for scientific abstracts on the topic to be presented during its Annual Symposium in Atlanta, June 21-23, 2012.

Submissions may address one of the following categories: infection prevention, patient safety, occupational safety and health, environmental science and other areas, such as analysis of policy development and implementation, new analysis of existing research, meta-analysis or synthesis from existing studies on the aforementioned categories, or behavioral studies.

Abstracts, which will be presented as 4-by-6 posters, will be judged in two categories. Literature reviews are acceptable for Format I. Investigative formats must be used for abstracts submitted for Format II. Research must not have been published previously in any form.

An electronic submission form is available at or via email, The best abstract will win the 10th Annual James A. Cottone Award for Excellence in Investigative Research and $500.

OSAP is a membership association with a mission centered on preventing disease transmission and ensuring safety during oral health care delivery.

For more information, call 1-800-298-6727 or 1-410-571-0003 or visit the OSAP website.