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Federal Grant Opportunities

APTR Federal Grant Funding Opportunities

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research frequently seeks applications for grant programs through APTR cooperative agreements with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, DHHS.


Past Funding Opportunities

Environmental Scan of Immunization Education


University of Pittsburgh

PI: Robin Maier, MD, MA

Director of Medical Student Education and Clerkship

The faculty team will assess teaching methods, including current and effective technologies used at US medical schools, with the goal of improving the TIME modules and advancing immunization teaching of future physicians.

Undergraduate Nursing Immunization Case Studies

Two faculty teams will develop a series of problem-based case studies on five immunization topics (Legal/Ethical, Vaccine Administration, Communication, Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization Strategies) for undergraduate nursing students.


 1. The Curators of the University of Missouri

PI: Lynelle Phillips, RN, MPH

Instructor and Field Placement Coordinator

2. California State University, Bakersfield

PI: Heidi He, DNP

Assistant Professor

CDC Population Health Case Studies

SDOH Case Studies

APTR is pleased to announce the following four grantees for the Social Determinants of Health Case Study Development Project sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Case Studies will be available for faculty use in August 2017.

Targeting the Social Determinants of Health in Geriatric Populations
Nadia Cobb, MS, PhD Candidate
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine

University of Utah


Addressing the Effects of Psychological Trauma in a Community Using a Social Determinants of Health Approach: A Case Study
Susan Salmond, EdD, RN
School of Nursing
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Case Study Development for Poverty Simulation Pedagogy: Understanding the Conditions of Poverty as Determinants of Health and their Impact on Access to Health Promotion and Health Care

Rita Sfiligoj, DNP, MPA, RN
School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University


Seeking Health Equity by Examining Racism as a Social Determinant of Health

Christina Yongue, MPH
Department of Public Health Education
School of Health and Human Sciences
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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CDC Workforce Improvement Projects (WIPs)

APTR periodically announces new funding opportunities open to members of APTR and our three CDC partner organizations – AAMC, AACN, and ASPPH.  Workforce Improvement Projects (WIPs) are one method used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to solicit proposals from eligible applicants in topic areas that are of interest to the CDC Centers, Institutes and Offices (CIOs). WIPs focus on workforce development in various areas of public health practice in domestic or international settings. 

Currently, there are no WIPs. When WIPs are availaible APTR will announce to the membership and additional information will be posted to:

Interprofessional Prevention Education Institute Evaluation Subgrants

Through this evaluation subaward project, APTR and the CDC seek to evaluate the progress, effectiveness, and impact of pioneering interprofessional prevention education programs in order to promote and replicate successful practices. Fourteen grantees from the original 2007-2008 APTR Institutes for Interprofessional Prevention Education will gather impact data on translation of classroom instruction and the contribution of service-learning since 2008, and will share teaching resources proven to be effective in Interprofessional Prevention Education (IPPE). 

2015 Grantees

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
PI: William Jordan, MD, MPH
“Interprofessional Team Learning Across Settings (ITLAS)”

Creighton University, Department of Pharmacy Practice
PI: Thomas L. Lenz, PharmD
“Creighton University Interprofessional Health and Wellness”

Duke University School of Medicine
PI: Patricia Dieter, MPA, PA-C
“Team Practice and Unifying Service Learning”

East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine
PI: Annette G.  Greer PhD, MSN, RN
“APTR Interprofessional and Prevention Academy: The Road Well Traveled"

University of Illinois at Chicago
Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
PI: Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD
“Transforming Health Disparities Through Interprofessional Education, Research and Service “

MCPHS University
PI: Marie Dacey, Ed. D.
“Interprofessional Prevention Education at MCPHS University: Review and Assessment“

Medical University of South Carolina
PI: Jeffrey J. Borckardt, PhD
“Interprofessional Program Development and Evaluation in Healthcare”

Nazareth College
PI: Lisa Durant-Jones, EdD
"Integrating Interprofessional Education within Allied Health Programs"

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
PI: Diane R. Bridges, PhD, MSN, RN, CCM
"Student Run Interprofessional Community Free Clinic at RFUMS"

University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
PI: Devra Dang, BCPS, CDE, FNAP
"The University of Connecticut’s Urban Service Track"

University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
PI: Suzanne Cashman, ScD
“Developing a New Interprofessional Oral Health Clerkship and Infusing Prevention and Collaborative Teamwork into Current Population Health Clerkships “ 

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City
PI:  Lazelle Benefield,  PhD, RN, FAAN
“Evaluation 2008-2015: Toward an interdisciplinary research team model for service-learning in geriatrics”

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – Tulsa
PI: Emma Kientz, MS, APRN-CNS, CNE
“Seven Years Later- Preventing Disease and Complications: Education Through Team-Based Practice”

University of Texas Health Science Center and San Antonio
PI: Jan Patterson, MD, MS
“Evaluation of Interprofessional Education at UTHSCSA; Quo Vadis”

Prevention Education Evaluation Subgrants

Three small evaluation projects were selected that focus on expanding the evidence base related to the impact of innovative teaching and academic-practice partnerships in prevention education.

2015 Grantees

University of Rochester Medical Center
Theresa M. Green, PhD, MBA
"Evaluation of the Community Health Improvement Course for University of Rochester Medical Students"

Temple University, College of Public Health
Pls: Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, MPH and Jessica Boyer, MPH, MSW
“Driving Interdisciplinary Education An Evaluation of the Public Health Learning Modules “ 

These activities are made possible through a cooperative agreements between the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), and:

Award Amount         $5,000 per academic institution
Number of Grantees  3
 Application deadline:   May 15, 2015
 Grants to be awarded:           June 15, 2015
 Project period:    6 months


Award Amount         $5,000 per academic institution
Number of Grantees  3
 Application deadline:   May 15, 2015
 Grants to be awarded:           June 15, 2015
 Project period:    6 months


Award Amount         $5,000 per academic institution
Number of Grantees  3
 Application deadline:   May 15, 2015
 Grants to be awarded:           June 15, 2015
 Project period:    6 months


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