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Call for Proposals--The Art of Public Health, 3rd Annual Dalla Lana School of Public Health Student-Led Conference

Deadline August 6

We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for Workshops and Presentations for the 3rd Annual Dalla Lana School of Public Health Student-Led Conference, "The Art of Public Health." The conference's focus is on arts-based approaches to public health areas, including research, knowledge translation, program planning and evaluation. The conference is being organized by a multidisciplinary group of graduate students within the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

The conference is set for Friday October 1st, 2010, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The "Art of Public Health" will feature an outstanding keynote address by Dr. Sarah Flicker, and informative sessions aimed at engaging our participants by providing an opportunity for dialogue and debate, as well as hands-on learning and skill development pertaining to the area of arts in the field of public health.

We are currently seeking submissions from interested students, community organizations, practitioners, researchers and artists interested in sharing their research, experience or expertise in the use of arts in public health. Individuals or groups wanting to exhibit works of art, dance, theatre, film or photography are also encouraged to participate.

If you are interested, please go to our website ( to download our Call for Proposals, as well as submission instructions. Applications will be accepted until August 6th, 2010.

For more details, please visit the Art of Public Health website at (to be completed by the end of July!), become a fan on Facebook (Art of Public Health), or follow us on Twitter! (@ArtofPH). If you have any questions, please contact the conference organizers at