May 26, 2015

UAMS COPH Assists with Cinco de Mayo Health Fair

Free health screenings, food, entertainment and games for children were enjoyed by about 300 people who attended a health fair on May 3 in Little Rock that was a true community collaboration. The event was hosted by St. Edward Catholic Church and was held at Catholic High School for Boys as part of the church’s…


Student and Alumni News

Epidemiology Student Poster Symposium On April 22, students from spring semester epidemiology classes at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health filled the reception area of the 12th floor in the Jack Stephens Spine Center for the “Epidemiology Poster Symposium.” More than 40 students presented posters that summarized their critical reading of an…


Three 2015 MHA Grads Selected for Fellowships

Three 2015 spring graduates of the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health are soon headed for year-long programs of extended learning in health administration. In June, Jacob Robinson, MHA, and Melissa Yandell, MPH, will undertake Administrative Residencies with Baptist Health in Little Rock. In the…


2014-15 Graduating Class Largest Yet for COPH

The UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health on May 16 honored the largest graduating class in its history – 60 students in all, with 43 spring semester graduates joining the 17 summer and fall semester graduates of the 2014-15 academic year. This year also marked a break with COPH tradition necessitated by the…


About Faculty and Staff

The cover story of the May 2015 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health was a report, “UVA and cutaneous melanoma incidences: spatial patterns and communities at risk,” by two members of the faculty of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH). In the…


Graduating MPH Students Shine with Final Project Presentations

Students concluding their studies in the Master in Public Health program spring semester presented their final projects in late April. The project requires that a student integrates public health knowledge and demonstrates competency across the core public health disciplines. Here are the names of the students and their presentation titles: Syed Abid Health numeracy literacy…


Events and Reminders

Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Grand Rounds May 28, 8 am-9 am ·  ADH Auditorium Speaker: Joseph W. Thompson, M.D., MPH, Director, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement Title: The Bridge between Health System Transformation and Public Health Special Public Health Seminar May 28, 12 noon-1 pm ·  COPH Pauly Auditorium (Room G219) Speaker: Lanhee…