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Public Health and Professional Degree Programs

PREP Professional Development

The Pain Research, Education, and Policy (PREP) program makes it easy for full-time professionals to join our community through a blended learning environment. Students have access to expert faculty, comprehensive course content, and cutting edge research within the convenience their home or office.

Our courses include an initial onsite weekend at the Tufts Health Sciences Campus in downtown Boston, followed by online learning. 

Summer 2017

Interprofessional Team Management of Pain (PREP 244)

Two Onsite Sessions and Four Synchronous Online Videoconferencing Sessions:

  • Sunday, June 4th, 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Monday, June 5th, 9 am – 5 pm
  • Wednesdays evenings, 6 – 8 pm, June 7, 14, 21, 28

Faculty: Alan Witkower and Dan Carr

Ethical and Sociocultural Aspects of Pain (PREP 232)

Three Onsite Sessions and Six Synchronous Online Videoconferencing Sessions:

  • Friday, July 7th, 6-9 pm
  • Saturday, July 8th, 9 am-5 pm
  • Sunday, July 9th, 9 am-3 pm
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7 – 9 pm, July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

Faculty:  Pamela Ressler

Non-credit enrollment is meant for those who want the experience of this course without receiving a grade, nor submitting homework or other assignments. Course cost for non-credit enrollees is $1529 (if paid on or before May 8, 2017 cost is $1223).

Current Tufts graduate students may enroll in the course through the Student Information System and will be responsible for pre-course readings and 2 papers.  The standard fee per graduate credit will apply.  

Prospective applicants can earn graduate credit towards a future Tufts degree.

Contact the co-course director, Dan Carr at with any questions.