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Events and Reminders

Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Grand Rounds
May 28, 8 am-9 am ·  ADH Auditorium
Speaker: Joseph W. Thompson, MD, 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 J. Chen, JD, PhD, David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Title: “The Road Ahead for the Affordable Care Act: Speed Bumps, Massive Potholes, or Smooth Sailing?”
Dr. Chen was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the bipartisan Social Security Advisory Board. The independent panel advises the president, Congress and the commissioner of Social Security. He served as policy director for the Romney-Ryan 2012 presidential campaign. Also in 2012, he was named one of POLITICO’s “50 Politicos to Watch.” Most recently, he was the senior advisor on policy to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in 2014. He has provided commentary on TV networks including Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Grand Rounds
June 4, 8 am-9 am ·  ADH Auditorium
Speaker: Vic Snyder, Corporate Medical Director, Arkansas Blue Cross – Blue Shield
Title: “Public Health from a Payer’s Perspective”

Special Public Health Seminar
June 4, 12 noon-1 pm ·  COPH 8240/8th Floor Auditorium
Speaker: Laura K. Lester, DVM, DACVPM, Major, US Army Veterinary Corps; Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Arkansas Department of Health
Title: “Ebola Response in West Africa: Personal Perspectives from the Field”

TRACKS Pre- and Post-Award Processing Training
June 8, 1 pm-4 pm ·   IDW 115A
Link to Training Tracker: https://secure.uams.edu/TrainingTracker/frmEnrollInClass.aspx
Select Course – Grants Management Workshops, then Class Name – TRACKS Pre and Post Award Processing.

Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Grand Rounds
June 11, 8 am-9 am ·  ADH Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Steven Schroeder, Department of Medicine, UC-San Francisco
Title: “Update on Tobacco Control: 50 Years after the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health”

Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Grand Rounds
June 18, 8 am-9 am ·  ADH Auditorium
Speaker: Naveen Patil, MD
Title: Tuberculosis: Global, US and Arkansas

Equal Care for Equal Lives: An LGBT Inclusive Healthcare Summit
June 11 ·   Brandon Conference Center, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, in partnership with the Elton John Foundation and Arkansas Children’s Hospital, is hosting this all-day, statewide conference to address LGBT health disparities and improve healthcare for LGBT persons. The conference is open to community members, practitioners and healthcare professionals, and registration is free. CME credit will be offered. For more information, go here.

Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Grand Rounds
June 25, 8 am-9 am ·  ADH Auditorium
Speaker: Clifford McDonald, MD
Title: Microbiome and Animal and Human Health