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Meetings of Interest

National  Hispanic Medical Association, NHMA

National Hispanic Medical Association, NHMA
March 17-20, Washington, DC
Web info: www.nhmamd.org/

The 15th Annual Conference, Health Care Reform Implementation for Hispanic Communities, brings together physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, dentists, policymakers, and health care industry representatives, along with partners from the federal and state governments and the private sector, to share their multidisciplinary experiences in improving health care delivery for Hispanic populations. CME accreditation will be provided.

American  Academy of Audiology, AAA

American Academy of Audiology, AAA
April 6-9, Chicago, IL
Web info: www.audiologynow.org/

AudiologyNOW! 2011, the annual convention of AAA, is the place for practitioners, researchers, and exhibitors to share the latest in clinical concepts, technology, and practice development. Many sessions will be grouped within areas of concentration called SuperTracks, including: neuro-audiology, pediatrics, practice-related issues, treatment, and other hot topics. Look for a presentation by NIDCD Research Training Officer Daniel A. Sklare, Ph.D. Launching Your Research Career Trajectory through the NIDCD is on Friday, April 8. It seeks to demystify the process of obtaining research and research training grant from the NIH.

National  Association of Elementary School Principles, NAESP

National Association of Elementary School Principals, NAESP
April 7-10, Tampa, FL
Web info: www.naesp.org/

At the NAESP 2011 Annual Convention and Exposition general session speakers will address creativity and positive thinking, while at the five plenary sessions experts will focus on evaluation of of classroom instruction, school culture, leading for change, and technology supporting accountability and communication.

Association for Chemoreception  Sciences, AChemS

Association for Chemoreception Sciences, AChemS
April 13-17, St. Pete Beach, FL
Web info: www.achems.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3279

The AChemS XXXIII Annual Meeting brings together researchers from the United States and the world to present and discuss the latest research in the broad field of the chemical senses, including the senses of taste and smell, chemical irritation, and gastrointestinal chemosensation. The meeting is designed to provide an integrative approach as well as a historical context for modern research in the field. The meeting includes symposia, workshops, and thematic collections of volunteer papers, as well as extensive poster sessions.