NHSN 22nd International Conference

Conference Registration 2022 | Annual Awards | Abstract Submission | Michigan Resident Abstract Submission |Conference Program 


NHSN 22nd Annual International Conference
"Biological and Social Determinants of Drug Use:
Addressing Hispanic Health Inequities in the Age of COVID"

September 28 - 30, 2022
Grand Rapids, MI

Hosted by
Michigan State University
College of Human Medicine at the Secchia Center

Registration closes August 31, 2022

2022 Plenary Presentation

"Health Equity in the Times of COVID-19"


Marietta Vazquez, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Yale School of Medicine

Abstract Submissions Being Accepted

Update April 5, 2022 - Abstract Submissions are still being accepted for Poster Presentations. All abstracts received after April 4, 2022 will not be eligible for Travel Award nor to present an oral presentation.

For complete details, please read the online Abstract Submission Form here.

Michigan Residents who will not be traveling, please complete the Abstract Submission Form here.

January 27, 2022 - Abstract submissions are now being accepted for New Investigators Panel and Poster Presentations. Abstract submissions are due April 4, 2022 11:59PM to be considered for a Travel Award.

Please welcome 2022 NHSN Scientific Co-Chairs

Ian Mendez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy

Robert Peralta, PhD, Professor, Department of Sociology, Director of the Center for Conflict Management, The University of Akron


Lodging Information

Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown is the official NHSN Conference Hotel. Conference rate is $114 per night using group code LSU. Reservations must be made by September 1, 2022 to receive the conference rate.

Location: 710 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (616)512-5700

For those of you wishing to pay your NHSN membership fees, please visit the Members page. 


Support for this Conference

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 2R13DA026647-11 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) of the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.