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Established in 1954 as the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine (ATPM), we changed our name to APTR ��� the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research ��� to more accurately reflect our unique focus on interprofessional research and learning in the areas of prevention and population health.
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The APTR Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health

The Council represents graduate public health programs that prepare students for professional careers in public health. Learn More >>




Healthy People Curriculum Task Force
The Task Force is comprised of eight clinical health professional education associations. The Task Force promotes the achievement of Healthy People 2010 Objective 1-7 to increase the teaching of health promotion and disease prevention in health professional education. Learn More >>

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Prevention Education Resource Center

An APTR initiative, PERC is a repository of educational materials that facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration by connecting educators and resources. Learn More >>

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Undergraduate Education in Public Health

An APTR initiative that focuses to expand access for faculty to educational opportunities and resources designed to support integration of public health into the undergraduate curriculum. Learn More>>


> President's Column

Prevention Moves Towards >>


> Recommendations for Undergraduate Public Health Education

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> American Journal of Preventive Medicine

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> APTR News Now!

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> Improving Health WITH Communities: The Role of Community Engagement in Clinical and Translational Research

Registration Closes April 30, 2009 >>


> Healthy People 2020 Development

Academic Stakeholders Workshop >>


> Education for Health

Educational Underpinning for Healthy People 2020 >>


> Interprofessional Education

Find out about projects that are currently underway on campuses across the country >>


> Health Professions Education

Task Force releases revised prevention and population health curriculum framework >>



Early Career

> Research Funding

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> Fellowships

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> Paul Ambrose Scholars Program

Engaging student leaders to build new visions, models, and experiences for the health professions and the nation's health. Learn more >>