The first NHSN Conference took place in 2002.

Programs from conferences in the years 2011-2022 are available online. For programs from Conferences prior to 2011, contact hispanicscienceassociation@gmail.com.

YEAR LOCATION THEME/PDF Agenda
2022 Grand Rapids Biological and Social Determinants of Drug Use: Addressing Hispanic Health Inequities in the Age of COVID.
2021 Virtual Looking back to look ahead: Rediscovering and expanding the foundation of substance use research with diverse populations as we enter a postā€pandemic world.
2020 Virtual NHSN at 20: The Legacy and Future Impact of Substance Abuse Research in Underrepresented Communities.
2019 New Orleans, LA Life Adversities and Risk for Chronic Disease.
2018 Washington DC Bridging the Gap Between Basic and Clinical Addiction Science and the Implications for Drug Policy
2017 Phoenix, AZ Hispanic Drug Abuse Pipeline: Bridging Diversity, Interdisciplinary Training, and Translational Science.
2016 Palm Desert, CA 1) American Indian/Alaskan Native Alcohol Research: Genetics to Prevention; 2) HIV in Women and the Elderly and its Future Eradication; 3) Dissemination and Implementation Science; 4) Sex and Gender in Substance Use Research; and 5) Latinos, Drug Use, and the Criminal Justice System.
2015 San Antonio, TX 1) Alcohol and Health Disparities: Factors Affecting Alcohol Use and Behavioral Interventions in Minority Populations; 2) The Translational Intersection of Depression and Addiction; 3) Consequences of Stress and Interventions to Address Drug Use in Adolescence and 4) Addressing Multiple Health Risk Behaviors among Latinos.
2014 The University of Texas at El Paso Resiliency and Neuroplasticity Among Vulnerable Populations – Towards a Synchrony of Disciplines.
2013 Bethesda, MD Shared Challenges and Opportunities for Achieving Health Equity with Ethnically Diverse Populations.
2012 San Diego, CA Bridging the Gap in Behavioral Health Services for Latinos.
2011 Miami, FL Shared Challenges and Opportunities for Achieving Health Equity with Ethnically Diverse Populations.