February 26, 2015

Transformation of Atlanta Health System Topic of MHA Alumni Luncheon Lecture

The 2015 Master of Health Administration Alumni Lecture featured Dr. Rhonda Scott, Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Vice President for Patient Care Services at Grady Health System in Atlanta. Her talk, “Transforming Grady: The Courage to Lead – An Unwavering Commitment to Excellence,” told the story of how Grady Health System transformed from a near…


COPH Study Aims to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment Effectiveness

Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer today, with most patients being diagnosed in an advanced stage of the disease, too late for effective treatment. A newly funded research project by faculty in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health will explore how the…


COPH Faculty Publications 2014

Listed here are all 2014 publications in peer-reviewed journals by UAMS research faculty with a primary appointment in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. It reflects the diverse research interests of these faculty and their significant contributions to public health. *denotes a student author. Department of Biostatistics Page Moore Metrailer, AM, Cox, M.D.,…


About Faculty and Staff

The work of Bill Golden, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Health Policy and Management at UAMS, and his colleagues received recognition in a report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), released Jan. 15, Transitioning to Organized Systems of Care: Medical Homes, Payment Bundles, and the Role of Fee-for-Service. Dr. Golden and former Arkansas Surgeon General Joe…


Student and Alumni News

The UAMS COPH Student Council held its Annual Chili Cook-off on Feb.4 at the College of Public Health. Volunteer cooks Reeshema Britt, Aaron Carroll, Nancy Dockter, Kristy Jones, and Sarah “Alex” Marshall provided pots of chili to suit omnivore, vegetarian and vegan preferences. Ms. Britt was runner-up, and Ms. Jones was the winner for the…


Events and Reminders

Biostatistics Journal Club. A New Probabilistic Score for the Chemical Cross-linking Tandem Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis. MARCH 3. 12 pm-1 pm. COPH 2280. Presenter: Mihir Jaiswal, Ph.D. candidate. Arkansas Department of Health Grand Rounds. Childhood Immunizations in Arkansas:  The Only Way Forward is Up. MARCH 5. 8 am-9 am. Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium. Presenter:…