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APTR-CDC Cooperative Agreement - Past Projects

Since 1984, APTR has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve and increase collaborations between academic preventive medicine and public health. APTR is a recipient of the CDC Cooperative Agreement titled "CDC's Collaboration with Academia to Strengthen Public Health Workforce Capacity," and is one of four associations comprising the Academic Partnerships to Improve Health (APIH).

Past Grant Projects

  • Prevention Education Evaluation Subgrants [Link]
    This project examined and assessed institutions with education innovations developed through the “Institute for Interprofessional Prevention Education (IPE) Project” for current status and progress with their partnerships and community-based service-learning activities.  These institutions were considered early adopters and leaders in interprofessional prevention education in 2007 and 2008, when they participated in the APTR Institute.  The following reports describe the approaches that led to continued development and growth of innovative IPE initiatives on and off campus, as well as obstacles that impinged upon successful integration.

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University 
      Interprofessional Team Learning Across Settings (ITLAS)
    • Creighton University Department of Pharmacy Practice 
      Interprofessional Health and Wellness
    • Duke University School of Medicine
      Team Practice and Unifying Service Learning
    • East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
       Interprofessional Prevention Academy: The Road Well Traveled
    • MCPHS University 
      Interprofessional Prevention Education at MCPHS University: Review and Assessment
    • Medical University of South Carolina 
      Interprofessional Program Development and Evaluation in Healthcare
    • Nazareth College
      Integrating Interprofessional Education within Allied Health Programs
    • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
      Interprofessional Community Clinic (ICC) 
    • University of Connecticut 
      The University of Connecticut’s Urban Service Track
    • University of Illinois at Chicago
      Transforming Health Disparities Through Interprofessional Education, Research, and Service
    • University of Massachusetts Medical School
      Developing a New Interprofessional Oral Health Clerkship & Infusing Prevention & Collaborative Teamwork into Population Health Clerkships
    • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio  
      Evaluation of Interprofessional Education at UTHSCSA; Quo Vadis
    • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
      Seven Years Later – Preventing Disease Complications: Education Through Team-Based Practice
    • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
      Evaluation 2008-2015: Toward an Interdisciplinary Research Team Model for Service-learning in Geriatrics
  • Interprofessional Prevention Education Evaluation Subgrants [Link]
    APTR seeks to advance the rigorous evaluation of the effectiveness of prevention education programs and the assessment of learner outcomes in order to understand, promote, and replicate successful practices.  Through the Prevention Education Evaluation Subgrants, two small evaluation projects were supported that focus on expanding the evidence base related to the impact of innovative teaching and academic-practice partnerships in prevention education. Grantees gathered qualitative and quantitative data on translation of classroom instruction and the contribution of service-learning.  The evaluations included data on administrative structure, support, and student outcomes.

  • University of Rochester Medical Center
    Evaluation of the Community Health Improvement Course for University of Rochester Medical Students
  • Temple University, College of Public Health
    Driving Interdisciplinary Education An Evaluation of the Public Health Learning Modules 

  • Health Literacy and Plain Language Webinar [Link]
    The webinar is presented by a nationally recognized health professions educator and recipient of the 2016 Health Literacy Teaching Award from APTR.
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Webinar [Link]
    This webinar provides an introduction to the laws, policies, and procedures for the ethical conduct and reporting of research. It is presented by an active researcher and leading national expert on the public health workforce.
  • Immunization Case Studies
    To address identified gaps within existing case studies developed by CDC around immunization training the CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) provided funding to academic institutions to develop educational case studies in five topic areas around immunization.
    Grantee: The University of Missouri and California State University, Bakersfield 

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