Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health >>
The Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health supports universities, schools, and colleges in developing, maintaining and advancing graduate programs in the disciplines included within the fields of preventive and social medicine, and community and public health. The Council is open to any degree-granting program at the graduate level that prepares students for professional careers in preventive medicine, social medicine, community health and/or public health. The Council serves as the focal point for information sharing and discussion which addresses issues of concern to such programs and is the organizational liaison between the programs and APTR. The Council meets twice a year. All voting members of the Council must be an APTR academic unit institutional member.
Healthy People Curriculum Task Force >>
The Healthy People Curriculum Task Force was founded by APTR in order to fulfill Healthy People 2010 Objective 1.7: "Increase the proportion of schools of medicine, schools of nursing and health professional training schools whose basic curriculum for health care providers includes the core competencies in health promotion and disease prevention." The Task Force is a collaborative effort of eight member clinical health professional education associations: allied health, allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, nursing, nurse practitioners, pharmacy, dentistry, and physician assistants.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine Governing Board
The Board of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine manages the business, property and affairs of the Journal. The Board establishes policies, including financial policies, which describe the aims, objectives, and general content of the Journal. Through these policies the Board directs the broad content, style, and purpose of the Journal.