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October 2015 Events and Reminders

Biostatistics Journal Club – Oct. 6, 12-1pm, COPH 2280
Seminar title: Emergency Transport of Stroke Patients in a Rural State: Opportunities for Improvement
Speaker: Feifei Wei, PhD

Building a Diverse Health Care Workforce: Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Minority Faculty – Oct. 6, 12-1pm, IDW 114
Speaker: Billy Thomas, MD, MPH, Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Public Health Seminar, 12-1pm, COPH 3202
October 13 – Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
October 27 – Department of Health Policy and Management

UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus Fall Dinner – Oct. 22
Trio’s Party Room, Pavilion in the Park, 8201 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, 72227

The goal of this event is to welcome new faculty, residents, or post-docs who want to expand their circle of colleagues, so invite someone new to attend. Cash bar opens at 5:30 pm. Remarks and dinner start at 6:30 pm. RSVP to Brenda Burks by Oct. 19. 526-4685 or beburks@uams.edu. Non-refundable $40 fee.

Tobacco and Disease: The 6th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium – Nov. 6
Protecting Our Future, Advocating for Tobacco – Free Youth
St. Mark’s Baptist Church, 5722 W. 12th St., Little Rock

This one-day symposium is relevant to a broad audience ranging from healthcare providers, to youth and also to community advocates.
For more information and to register, go to http://www.tobaccoanddisease.com/.