Abstracts and Posters - General Instructions

All abstracts and posters must be reviewed and endorsed by a faculty coordinator appointed by the Division Vice President or school Dean.

School/Department Abstract and Poster Coordinators
Graduate Division and Professional Schools:  
Grad Education Timothy Bellavia
Grad Jewish Studies Michael Shmidman
Grad Psych Victoria Comerchero
Grad Social Work Jennifer Zelnick
Kenny Kwong
Law Center Fabio Arcila
College of Osteophathic Medicine Piotr Kozlowski
College of Pharmacy Priyank Kumar
SHS: Undergrad Joe Indelicato
SHS: DPT (Bay Shore) June Kume
SHS: DPT (Manhattan) Ralph Garcia
SHS: Nursing  Mary Ellen Luczun
SHS: OT Meira Orentlicher
SHS: PA Paula Pashminokoff
SHS: Speech Isabella Reichel
Undergraduate Division Schools/Departments:  
Biology Brian Chiswell
Economics Joseph Indelicato
NYSCAS Undergrad Physics Robert Fardon
NYSCAS Undergrad Humanities Hal Wicke
Undergrad (Outside NYCAS) Howard Feldman

Abstract guidelines:

After approval from the faculty coordinator, abstracts with a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 250 words can be submitted to Qualtrics by either the coordinator or the author(s).

  • The abstract submission deadline is March 27, 2017.  Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • Please note that all abstracts will appear in a program that will be distributed at the start of Research Day, unless requested otherwise by the investigator at the time of submission.

Poster creation guidelines:

  • Posters may be no more than six feet long by three feet high (6’ x 3’).
  • Text can only appear on one side of the poster.
  • The poster must be able to be adhered to the wall (adhesive will be provided).
  • Content format should follow the standard of your discipline.  See the samples of layouts and guidance about posters hosted by the Touro College Library.

Poster hanging and removal:

  • Posters may be mounted on April 25 between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. at designated positions to which researchers will be directed upon arrival at Touro COM.
  • Posters must be taken down by 5:30 p.m. on April 25.
  • Note:  The College of Osteopathic Medicine has 21 pre-mounted poster display wood frames for posters that measure 36” x 48”.  If your poster meets those dimensions, it will be assigned use of a frame based upon the order of submission of your abstract.