Teaching Prevention gathers the
academic prevention and public health community
to focus on the knowledge, skills, infrastructure
and resources needed to practice and promote academic prevention.
The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research annual meeting - Teaching Prevention 2015: Connect. Motivate. Educate. Transform, held March 15-17, brought together health professions faculty to network and advance population health education. After the meeting kick-off on Sunday, attendees engaged in dialogue and discussion during the Training Prevention Champions Workshop.
Mark S Sothmann, PhD; Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the Medical College of South Carolina welcomed attendees to Charleston during the Monday opening plenary session. The opening plenary highlighted prevention initiatives underway in South Carolina and dynamic discussion around what types of partnerships can improve health outcomes.
With a dynamic agenda, Teaching Prevention 2015 showcased a talented group of presenters. During the 2015 APTR Awards Luncheon, individuals were honored for advancing population health education. APTR would like to thank the Medical College of South Carolina for its sponsorship of the luncheon. Congratulations to this year's winners.
During the Welcome Reception and Poster Presentation student and faculty presented posters on a variety of topics. Thank you to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for its sponsorship of the reception. Congratulations to the student poster recipients of the Certificate of achievement.
Who Should Attend
This meeting is designed for faculty at health professions schools responsible for population health curriculum and training of students; program directors of public health programs, and chairs of departments of preventive medicine/population health.
This interactive meeting will offer a full schedule of programming in both new and traditional formats:
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Dual Degree Program Innovations and Exemplars
Service Learning Partnerships, Assessment and Dissemination
Practice and Policy Implementation, Communication and Student Preparations