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2014 December

  • Poster presentations and abstracts by COPH faculty, staff and students

    • 12.17.2014
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    Germline genetic variants in ANGPT1 & 2 and FGF2 are associated with pathologic complete response to bevacizumab in breast cancer. Issam Makhoul, Robert Griffin, Stephen Erickson, Ishwori Dhakal, Venay R. Raj, Dorothy A. Graves, Jeannette Y. Lee, Mohammed S. Orloff, Eric R. Siegel, Susan A. Kadlubar. AACR Annual Meeting, April 5-9, San Diego. Ethnic differences […]

  • National expert on plant-based nutrition will speak at UAMS, ADH in January

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    Neal Barnard, MD, a national expert on plant-based nutrition as a therapeutic intervention for diabetes and other chronic diseases, will be in Little Rock for three days in early January. He will speak at UAMS and the Arkansas Department of Health. The events are open to the public. Dr. Barnard is an Adjunct Associate Professor […]

  • Dr. Roberson named fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    • 12.17.2014
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    Paula K. Roberson, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics in the College of Medicine (COM) and the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been elected a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Roberson was the […]

  • Social entrepreneurship – a new tool in the public health toolkit?

    • 12.17.2014
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    Can business principles be applied to solving public health problems? That is the question that two leaders in the field of social entrepreneurship came to talk about last week at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. An open discussion around that question was led by Carol Reeves, PhD, and Trish Flanagan, MPS, MBA, […]

  • Fall COPH graduates shine with final MPH project presentations

    • 12.17.2014
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    Last week, the nine fall 2014 graduates of the Master in Public Health (MPH) degree program at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health presented their final projects. The projects reflect the diversity of their interests as well as that of public health, a vastly diverse, multi-disciplinary field. Projects integrated at least two public […]

  • Students at APHA annual meeting

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    Several students from the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health attended the 142nd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, which was held Nov. 15-19 in New Orleans. It was the first time attending the huge (10,000+ attendees) meeting for Felisha Crosby, an MPH candidate and a Clinical Team Manager for the UAMS […]