Association for Prevention Teaching and Research Fellowships

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research ( APTR ) with support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion ( ODPHP ), offers Health Policy Fellowships to eligible individuals in the public health field.

The selected Fellow will have training in health promotion, prevention, and health communication policy at the national level while contributing to ODPHP’s activities.

There are currently four (4) fellowship positions available:

  • Two (2) Community Strategy Fellows.
  • One (1) Prevention Science Fellow.
  • One (1) Healthy People Communication Fellow.

APTR Fellowships Eligibility

Applicant must be either a U.S. Citizen, non – citizen national, or foreign national possessing a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S. ( Alien Registration or “Green Card” ). Student visas and temporary work visas do not qualify.

Applicant must have a graduate degree in public health, nutrition science, communication, marketing, and / or a related field and at least one year of related work experience by the beginning of the fellowship.

Mid – career professionals in transition from other fields are welcome to apply. For specific degree and work experience requirements see application package for corresponding fellowship position.

If awarded the fellowship, the applicant must be an Individual Member of APTR. Learn more about APTR Individual Membership.

APTR Fellowships Application Procedures

Eligible applicants may apply for this position by submitting a completed application form, along with all required supporting materials.

More Information

Phone: (202) 463 – 0550 ext. 137 or (866) 520 – APTR.
For more information about ODPHP visit: http://www.health.gov.

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