Call for Abstracts for the main conference, Promoting Equity in Health Communication Research: The deadline for submitting one-page abstracts is December 1, 2020. A submission link will also appear on the DCHC website. The link will be live, with submissions accepted, starting October 20, 2020. We encourage both new and seasoned health communication scholars to submit their work. Those who submit abstracts will be informed of acceptance by January 20, 2021. Submit your abstract online here:


COVID-19-related Research Team Panel Proposals for Preconference, COVID-19: Health Communication Imperatives and Contributions:

The preconference will include two competitively-selected panel presentations from research teams currently executing a COVID-19-related research project. Proposals for these panels will be accepted until January 15, 2021, at (use subject line “Preconference COVID Panel Submission”). A proposal should consist of a complete listing of the research team with affiliations (indicating who will participate in the panel), current title of the project, fundamental purpose and research questions, and potential contributions. In addition, please indicate the format for discussion/presentation for a 90-minute interactive panel session. Funded projects should also include relevant funding statement.