Since 1984, APTR has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a Cooperative Agreement that has made possible activities that improve and increase collaborations between academic preventive medicine and public health. Activities have included extramural funding and APTR (in-house) projects.
In 2012, APTR was honored to sign a new five-year cooperative agreement with the CDC to carry-out:
- Centers of Innovation for Improving Health
- Collection of data on graduate public health programs and their graduates
- Workforce Improvement Projects (WIPs)
APTR Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship ProgramFellowship
opportunities in public health and preventive medicine interest areas
are available with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
through the APTR Preventive Medicine and 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 train with leading experts in the field of
preventive medicine and public health.
Census of Graduate Programs in Public Health
and its Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health conducts an
annual survey of all graduate programs in the United States that grant
MPH and related degrees. This Census of Graduate Programs in Public
Health seeks to inform the public
health community about MPH Program institutions, curriculum, and
students. The Census is an important tool for helping raise awareness
about the important contributions of graduate programs.
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You Call The Shots: Web-based Training Course
This web-based course is an interactive,
self-study program consisting of a series of modules covering all
aspects of immunization. The modules provide basic vaccine content,
links to resource materials, a comprehensive glossary, and self-tests to
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MARTi: Medical Assistants Resources and Training on Immunization
Website designed in conjunction with CDC for medical
assistants to enhance their
knowledge about immunization and effective, safe delivery of vaccines.