APTR is the national membership association for medical and health professions institutions and their faculty advancing prevention and population health education and research.
Founded in 1942, APTR members include preventive medicine programs and their related graduate programs in public health, medical school departments with a population health focus and health professions faculty responsible for teaching public health. The APTR Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health supports accredited and emerging graduate programs across the U.S. that grant public health degrees.
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APTR 2015 Award Winners
Each year, APTR honors the most distinguished individuals and programs in the field of prevention and public health education. Through their dedication, the awardees exemplify the goal of advancing education and serving the community. They are honored during the APTR annual meeting TEACHING PREVENTION at the APTR Awards Ceremony and Luncheon.
2015 Award Recipients
APTR Task Force Revises Curriculum Framework
The Healthy People Curriculum Task Force has revised the Clinical Prevention and Population Health Curriculum Framework. This Framework is the first structured and comprehensive curriculum agenda for integrating clinical prevention and population health into the education of students across the health professions disciplines. The academic community is encouraged to apply this Framework to curriculum design, evaluation and accreditation efforts. News Release >>
Fellowship Position Available
Applications are currently being accepted for the
2016 APTR-CDC Public Health Fellowship Program. Fellows gain leadership experience in public health practice and policy, access to state-of-the-art technology and national databases, and will train with leading experts in the field of preventive medicine and public health. Visit the program website www.aptrweb.org/cdc_fellowships
for additional information.