August 27, 2015

September 2015 Events and Reminders

Biostatistics Journal Club – Noon-1pm, Sept. 1, COPH 2280 Presenter: Jeannette Y. Lee, Ph.D. Topic: Innovative Two-Stage Phase II Designs: A Real World Example Public Health Seminar – Noon-1 pm, Sept. 8, COPH 3202 Introductions for the departments of Health Behavior and Health Education, Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology. Women’s Faculty Development Caucus Networking…


Recent Grant Submissions

PI Project Title Funding Agency Project Period Total Funding Mohammed Elfaramawi Educational Intervention for Skin Cancer Prevention in Cosmetology Schools Arkansas Cancer Coalition (mini-grant) 10/5/15- 1/4/16 $2500 Tiffany Haynes Reducing Depressive Symptoms Among Rural African Americans:  REJOICE NIH 1/20/16- 12/31/20 $2,144,857


About Faculty and Staff

Richard J. Ault, MHSA, was recently appointed as Director of the COPH Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) program. Mr. Ault has been Associate Director of the COPH MHA program since 2013. He joined COPH HPM in 2013, serving as an Instructor of courses in the management of health care organizations, and as the Placement Coordinator…


COPH Appoints New Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Brooke E.E. Montgomery, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH), is the new Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the College, effective August 1. Dr. Montgomery is the founding president of the UAMS Minority Faculty Development…


COPH hosts first alumni luncheon as part of UAMS reunion

Insightful discussion, good company and distinguished guests made the first Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health alumni reunion luncheon on August 22 a success, sparking discussion about future events to bring alumni together. The luncheon, held at the College, was nested into the larger UAMS all-college reunion weekend, which was another “first” – for…


August 26, 2015

Student and Alumni News

COPH student turns disability into her life purpose Because of her advocacy on behalf of people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases, COPH student Sarah Thomas caught the attention of Soiree magazine, which recognized her in the feature, “28 Women to Watch,” in the June issue. And rightly so. Ms. Thomas is clear on…