Dr. William H. Barker Voted President-Elect of National Organization

January 16, 1997

William H. Barker, M.D., associate professor of community and preventive medicine at the University of Rochester's School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been voted president-elect of the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine. He will serve a two-year term, beginning in 1998.

ATPM, the leading national academic organization for preventive medicine in U.S. medical schools, has 433 individual members and 82 institutional members. Its mission is to assure the primacy and excellence of individual and community health promotion and disease prevention in the education of medical and other health professionals.

A member of the Rochester faculty since 1975, Dr. Barker received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University. He is active in numerous professional and academic organizations.

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