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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Latest Blog Post on the Effects of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths »
Billy Oglesby, PhD, MSPH, MBA, FACHE; President of the Association of Prevention Teaching & Research and Interim Dean...
Monday, June 1, 2020
APTR Statement on Racism »
Role of Academia in Combatting Structural Racism in the United States Policy Statement and Resource Toolkit...
Monday, May 25, 2020
New Blog Post on how Academic Collaborations Supported COVID-19 Efforts »
How Our Academic Health Department Consortium Mobilized to Meet COVID-19 APTR Board member Carly Levy, DHS, MPH, CPH; A...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
APTR Launches Community Blog to Publish Member Articles and Videos »
APTR is giving its members the opportunity to publish articles or short videos that express commentary, activities, or inf...
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Teaching Prevention 2020 Recap »
APTR Holds Successful Teaching Prevention 2020 Meeting...

Member News
Monday, July 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Heiman Transitions from the Satcher Health Leadership Institute to Georgia State University »
Dr. Harry Heiman is leaving Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) to pursue an opportunity with the Georgia St...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
APTR 2015 Award Recipients »
Each year, APTR honors the most distinguished individuals and programs in the field of prevention and public health educat...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Former APTR Fellow to become Acting CDC Country Director in Liberia »
Former APTR fellow, Dr. Daniel Singer, is stepping into the Ebola fight. Dr. Singer will transition to Liberia this month...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
APTR Past-President Accepts Position As Division Chief of Family Medicine at Duke University »
Sharon K. Hull, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM, Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NE...
Saturday, January 5, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New M.S. in Biostatistics and M.A. of Biostatistics degree programs at OHSU »
The new Master of Science in Biostatistics and Master of Biostatistics (MBST) degree programs at Oregon Health Sciences Un...

Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teaching Prevention 2020 Program Posted »
APTR is excited to release the program details for Teaching Prevention 2020: Fostering Population Health and Advancing Pre...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teaching Prevention 2015 Comes to a Close »
The APTR Annual meeting - Teaching Prevention 2015: Connect. Motivate. Innovate. Educate, held March 15-17, brought togeth...
Thursday, December 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy People 2020 Webinar on Environmental Health and Tobacco Use »
Join the upcoming Healthy People 2020 webinar exploring progress in the Environmental Health and Tobacco Use topic areas o...

News From Our Partners
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program »
Become a CDC Data Detective Get applied public health informatics training and use your computer science and informati...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity »
CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), and the...
Monday, February 12, 2018
AHD Webinar on How Academic Health Department Partnerships Can Support PHAB and CEPH Accreditation »
Join the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice and the Public Health Foundation  (PHF) t...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CEPH Invites Comments on Proposed Revised Accreditation Procedures »
The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) invites review and comment on its  proposed revised Accreditation P...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register for the Second Meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee for 2030 »
Be a Part of the Healthy People 2030 Development Process! Register Now | February 13, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p....

Monday, May 4, 2020
APTR Develops Resource Hub on COVID-19 and Distance Learning »
APTR has developed a Coronavirus Resources Page for use by students and faculty from across the health professions. Th...
Monday, April 17, 2017
APTR Announces New Anti-Racism Toolkit »
The APTR anti-racism toolkit is designed to assist health professional faculty address and seek to reduce the effects of r...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tools on Cultural Competency and Health Literacy »
Understanding the relationship between culture and communication is essential to meeting the needs of diverse popula...
Monday, August 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC’s Public Health 101 Series Now Available in New Formats »
CDC’s Public Health 101 Series is now available in various formats including E-Learning Courses and Quick Learn Lesson...
Monday, March 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measles Edition of the MARTi Newsletter Now Available »
MARTi provides medical assistants easy access to credible and useful immunization information. The ongoing outbreaks of...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
APTR Urges Congress to Build Upon Last Year’s Additional Funding for ATSDR »
APTR and 32 other public health and environmental health organizations urged Congress to build upon last year’s addit...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
APTR Urges Leadership to Retain DACA During COVID-19 Pandemic »
APTR joined 77 health professions organizations in a letter urging congressional and COVID taskforce leadership to...
Monday, April 6, 2020
APTR Signs-on to Urge Congress for a Long-term Investment in Public Health Infrastructure »
APTR and several groups recommend $4.5 billion in additional annual funding for CDC, state, local, tribal and territorial...
Friday, March 13, 2020
APTR Calls on Congress to Pass Federal Sick Days Legislation »
:   APTR is grateful for the quick passage of the $8.3 supplemental appropriations bill, the “Coronavirus Prep...
Monday, July 15, 2019
APTR Urges Congress to Pass the Dream Act of 2019 »
APTR has joined 70 health professions organizations in urging legislative action by Senate leadership for individuals with...

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