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UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship (FGHF) Poster Resources: Poster Resources for Fogarty Global Health Fellows in the UJMT Consortium

Poster resources for Fogarty Global Health Fellows in the UJMT (UNC-CH, Johns Hopkins, Morehouse, Tulane) consortium.

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Presentation Advice

Creating an Effective Poster Webinar Slides

Sample Global Health Posters in F1000Research Online Archive

In addition to looking at abstracts and presentations from prior conferences, another good way to develop your skills is to look at many examples from your discipline.  F1000Research is an open science publishing platform for life scientists that offers immediate publication and transparent peer review. It has many examples of public and global health posters. 

Example CUGH Conference Poster Info & Abstracts

Conferences Venues to Consider

  • APHA (American Public Health Association)
  • CUGH (Consortium of Universities in Global Health)
  • International Conference on Family Planning
  • ASTMH (American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene)
  • IAS (International AIDS Society)
  • Discipline specific (e.g., Epidemiology, Biostatistics)

Consult with your mentors for additional suggestions.

Thanks to Naya Villarreal, MPH (Gillings Global Health Associate Director or Research, Innovation and Global Solutions, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health) for these.

UNC Health Sciences Library Media Design Guides

UNC Libraries Design Lab

Be sure to note in your email that you are with UNC's UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program and that you need assistance with poster design. 

Using Images and Graphics

Tips for using images and graphics:

  • Make graphics relevant but appropriate to audience!
  • It is ok to be fun & creative when using graphics to communicate your message
  • Infographics or visualizations may best communicate results/findings


Accessibility Resources

Color Selection Issues & Information: 

See how images look to those with colorblindness and select colors for those with colorblindness and for other issues.  

More PowerPoint Tips & Tricks

See, also, "Creating an Effective Poster" Webinar Slides from January, 2020, above.


Exporting PowerPoint files in .pdf format

Many commercial printers will ask for your poster in .pdf format.  Here’s how to convert from PowerPoint and check the file after conversion: 

Additional Poster Tools

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