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APTR Honors Educators in Preventive Medicine and Population Health

Tuesday, April 01, 2014  
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The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is pleased to announce the 2014 APTR award winners.  Each year, APTR honors individuals and academic programs that have contributed greatly to the field of preventive medicine and population health.  The awards were presented at the annual awards luncheon on Friday, March 20, 2014 during the APTR annual meeting, TEACHING PREVENTION 2014: Convergence of Technology, Innovation &Collaboration in Washington, DC.  

These distinguished individuals and programs have advanced the field of prevention and public health education by exemplifying the goal of advancing education and serving the community. The 2014 award recipients

Duncan Clark Award

Presented to a senior-level person with a distinguished record of achievement in the areas of teaching, research and/or advocacy in the field of public health and preventive medicine. This award is named after a founding member of the association.

Jas Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS
Professor of Medicine

University of Minnesota Medical School
Executive Director, Center for Health Equity
Associate Director, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Director, Research Education, Training and Career Development

F. Marian Bishop Educator of the Year Award

Recognizes teachers who have contributed to the instruction of students or residents in the field of public health and preventive medicine. In reviewing the nominations, APTR membership and accomplishments related to teaching are considered. Accomplishments related to research are also considered.
Bart K. Holland, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
Director, Educational Evaluation and Research
Director of M.S. Program in Pharmaceutical Biostatistics  

Outstanding Educational Program Award

Honors innovative programs, department or academic institutions for their involvement in advancing undergraduate or graduate medical education in prevention and public health which furthers students interest in the discipline.
The MD-MPH Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director,
Health Care & Prevention MPH
Public Health Leadership Program
Distinguished Associate Professor
Department of
Family Medicine
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