Organization

Peers for Progress is a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation supported by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation and developed in conjunction with the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Peers for Progress Program Development Center is located in the Department of Health Behavior of the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Eli lilly

    About the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Inc.

    The Foundation was established in 1968 to carry out the philanthropic interests of the company and its employees. The Foundation is funded from the company’s profits and is a major source of the company’s support for not-for-profit organizations. For more information, please visit http://www.lilly.com/about/lilly-foundation/Pages/lilly-foundation.aspx.

  • American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

    About the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

    The AAFP Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Foundation advances the values of family medicine by promoting humanitarian, educational and scientific initiatives that improve the health of all people. For more information about the AAFP Foundation, visit www.aafpfoundation.org.

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

    About the American Academy of Family Physicians

    The American Academy of Family Physicians is one of the largest national medical organizations, representing more than 94,000 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students nationwide. Founded in 1947, its mission has been to preserve and promote the science and art of family medicine and to ensure high-quality, cost-effective health care for patients of all ages. For more information about AAFP, visit www.aafp.org.

  • Program Development Center UNC

    About the Program Development Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    The Peers for Progress Program Development Center is based in the Department of Health Behavior & Health Education at the Gillings School of Global Public Health of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To learn more about the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the School of Public Health visit, http://www.unc.edu/ and http://www.sph.unc.edu.

    The Program Development Center supports development of peer support curricula and training resources through identification of state of the art research and other literatures, coordinates solicitation and review of grant proposals, provides evaluation and other assistance to grantees, directs cross-site program evaluation, promotes peer support through international and other contacts, and collaborates with leadership of Peers for Progress in general program administration.

    Program Development Center Staff are assisted by a committee of Faculty Advisors from the University of North Carolina’s Departments of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine and the UNC Diabetes Center.
    Peers for Progress Faculty Advisors

    John B. Buse, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine

    Timothy P. Daaleman, DO, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine

    Camille B. Izlar, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine