The University of Utah School of Medicine has designated the Fourth Annual ISEMPH meeting for up to 29.75 hours of AMA PRA Category I Credit. The meeting also includes a special wilderness medicine preconference August 1st.

The 4th Annual International Society for the Evolution, Medicine & Public Health (ISEMPH) brings together evolutionary biologists, anthropologists, public health researchers and medical professionals to discuss the latest advances in using evolutionary biology to improve human health.  The program pdf is here. 

The meeting is Aug 1-4 in Park City, a recreation paradise just above Salt Lake City.  Register now before fees go up

PLENARY SPEAKERS

EVOLUTION OF DISGUST AS A PARASITE AVOIDANCE BEHAVIOUR
Val Curtis  London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

LEARNING AND PERTURBING THE EVOLUTIONARY MECHANISMS DRIVING THERAPEUTIC RESISTANCE IN CANCER AND PATHOGENS
Jacob Scott Cleveland Clinic

BUILDING A COSTLY BRAIN: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN CHILDHOOD AND THE DEVELOPMENTAL ORIGINS OF METABOLIC DISEASE
Chris Kuzawa Northwestern University

RESISTANCE EVOLUTION AND ITS MANAGEMENT IN A MULTI-DRUG HOSPITAL PATHOGEN
Andrew Read Pennsylvania State University

ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE DEBUT: LIFE HISTORY TRADEOFFS IN A CLINICAL CONTEXT
Katie Hinde Arizona State University

SPECIAL CME PRE-CONFERENCE: EVOLUTION AND WILDERNESS MEDICINE:  ADAPTATION TO EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
Joe Alcock, Chair Faculty: Cynthia Beall, Rick Henriksen, Melissa Ilardo,
Michael Lauria, Scott McIntosh, Diane Rimple, Blair Wolf

SYMPOSIUM I: EVOLUTION AND HEALTH BEHAVIOUR
Chair: Gillian Pepper
Presentations: Athena Aktipis, Bruce Ellis, Mike Gurven, Dandara Ramos

SYMPOSIUM II: COMPARATIVE ONCOLOGY
Co-Chairs: Athena Aktipis & Amy Boddy
Presentations: Lisa, Abegglen, Athena Aktipis, Amy Boddy, Valerie Harris

SYMPOSIUM III: NOVEL SOLUTIONS TO CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC RESISTANCE
Chairs: Michael Hochberg
Presentations: Sam Brown, Ben Chan, Michael Hochberg, Nina Wade

SYMPOSIUM IV: EVOLUTION AND MEDICINE IN LIGHT OF THE MICROBIOME
Chair: Seth Bordenstein
Presentations: Katherine Amato, Seth Bordenstein, Jennifer Stearns

SYMPOSIUM V: ADAPTATION AND CRITICAL CARE
Chair: Joe Alcock
Presentations: Scott Aberegg, Janelle Ayres, and John Marshall