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Teaching Prevention 2019

Leading Innovation in Population Health and Prevention Education

Founded in 1942, the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is the national membership association for medical and health professions institutions and their faculty advancing prevention and population health education and research.

APTR advances population health education, research and service by linking and supporting members from across the academic prevention community. APTR members include academic preventive medicine departments, graduate programs in public health, medical and health professions programs with a population health focus, and faculty teaching population and public health.


New Foodborne Illness Teaching Module

APTR is pleased to announce the release of Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice. 

  • A self-paced, interactive, competency-based online teaching module
  • Demonstrates the importance of interprofessional practice among health professionals to improve and protect population health 
  • Mainly targets medical, nursing (baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral level), and public health (baccalaureate and master’s level) students


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 at the APTR annual meeting,TEACHING PREVENTION, during the APTR Luncheon.

Duncan Clark Awardee

Presented to an APTR member 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.

Donald Middleton, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

F. Marian Bishop Educator of the Year Awardee

Recognizes educators who have contributed to the instruction of students or residents in the field of public health and preventive medicine. This award is named after the first PhD President of APTR.

Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, PhD, MA, MCHES
Arcadia University




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