Annual Awards Luncheon
Each year, APTR honors the most distinguished individuals and programs in the field of prevention and public health education. Through their dedication, the awardees exemplify the goal of advancing education and serving the community. They are honored at the APTR annual meeting,TEACHING PREVENTION, during the APTR Luncheon. In addition, APTR presents the winners of the Student Poster Presentations and the Ambrose Faculty Poster Award.
2018 APTR Annual Teaching Awards
Learn more about the awards program and how to nominate at: www.aptrweb.org/awards
Student Poster Presenter Awards
Congratulations to the following students for their excellent poster presentations during the Teaching Prevention Poster Presentation and Welcome Reception.
Impact of Trans Health Class Session on Medical Students' Beliefs and Knowledge
Jordana Gilman, MD/MPH (c)
SUNY Upstate Medical University
The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Overdose Mortality,
Rahul Shah, MD (c)
University of Texas Medical Branch
Assessing Pharmacist's Readiness to Administer Naloxone and Respond to Opioid Overdoses,
Merissa Andersen, PharmD/MPH (c)
Ambrose Faculty Poster Presenter Award
The 2018 class of Paul Ambrose Scholars judged Faculty Poster Presentations during the Teaching Prevention Welcome Reception and Poster Presentation. Faculty were reviewed for their ability to communicate their research or teaching projects in a manner easily understood by the students. Presentations were evaluated for visual appeal, clarity of content, demonstrated importance of research, and presentation style.
Putting a New Face on an Old Disease: APAD, Poorly Understood, Poorly Taught, Poorly Treated
Charles Powell, MD
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine