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APTR Awards Program - Call for Nominations

Wednesday, October 14, 2015  
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The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is inviting APTR members to apply for the APTR Teaching Awards Program.  This program recognizes faculty and academic programs in the field of prevention and public health education. The program is one of the few that acknowledge the important role of education and teaching in advancing population health. Awardees are honored at the APTR Awards Luncheon on Monday, March 14, 2016 during the APTR 2016 annual meeting TEACHING PREVENTION: Preparing Students to Address Emerging Issues.

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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.

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.

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.

Special Recognition Award

Recognizes an individual, agency, or organization that has provided outstanding service to the Association, its members or to the field of prevention and public health.

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