Call for Posters, Abstracts and Scientific Research Papers!

The 4TH International Conference on Stigma is accepting posters, abstracts and scientific research papers.  The goals of the conference are to explain what stigma is, describe how stigma impacts individuals and communities, and to explore interventions that work to reduce stigma, on both a community and a government/policy level.


Please review the following guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact the Scientific Program and Evaluation Committee Chairs Suneeta Kumari, MD, MPH and Javed Khan MD at or call 202-865-3388.


Abstract Guidelines

Abstract Format

The title should be short and concise; the body of the abstract should follow logically from the title. Abstracts should contain four sections:

Abstract Review and Selection Process

The presenting author will be notified of acceptance or rejection.

Abstracts will be evaluated on their scientific merit and value to the audience.

Incomplete abstracts will not be reviewed.