Annual Meeting Report

Turning Your Research into an Article/Poster

Abstract

MODERATOR: Mary Warner American Pharmacists Association Washington, DC PRESENTERS: Alethea Gerding American College of Prosthodontists Chapel Hill, North Carolina Barbara Gastel Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Liz Haberkorn American Pharmacists Association Washington, DC REPORTER: Judy Connors Owner, Do It Write Editorial, LLC Thornton, Pennsylvania Being in the midst of a research project I hope to turn into an article and/or poster, I found this presentation to be comprehensive, concise, and extremely helpful for a first-time poster presenter. Moderator Mary Warner of the American Pharmacists Association opened the session by reminding the audience that the essence of scientific discovery is in research and the sharing and implementation of those findings; conferences like CSE and International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) where articles and posters are abundant is one way of information sharing. Remembering that a poster is a visual art form and, specifically in the scientific publishing arena, a visual abstract of sorts, will inform the main components of your poster so that it is easily readable, quickly understood, and attracts attention. The three presenters discussed different aspects of poster/article presentation and, by the conclusion of the session, attendees were well equipped to prepare either. Alethea Gerding of the Journal of Prosthodontics opened the discussion with brainstorming ideas for a poster topic: Do you have an innovative solution to a common problem? Is there an uncommon issue you have dealt with and, if so, how was it resolved and what did you learn along the way? Are there […]

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