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2015 October

  • Nov. 17th Public Health Seminar: A multi-dimensional approach to Health Disparities

    • 10.30.2015
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    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Noon – 1:00pm The Department of Health Behavior & Health Education Presents: Keneshia Bryant, PhD, RN, FNP-BC “A multi-dimensional approach to Health Disparities” You are welcome to bring your lunch!

  • Nov. 3rd: Biostatistics Journal Club: Beyond a World of Straight Lines: Thoughts, Tools, and Tips for Using Statistical Models to Study Nonlinear Change

    • 10.30.2015
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    The Biostatistics Journal Club will meet on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 COPH 2280 12:00 – 1:00pm. James P. Selig, PhD. “Beyond a World of Straight Lines: Thoughts, Tools, and Tips for Using Statistical Models to Study Nonlinear Change.” Abstract One of the many exciting things we can do with longitudinal data is study how things […]

  • Point Foundation Invites LGBTQ Students to Apply for Scholarships

    • 10.28.2015
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    Deadline: January 19, 2016 The Los Angeles-based Point Foundation is accepting applications from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students for its national scholarship program. Through the annual program, the foundation will provide financial assistance and programmatic support to LGBTQ students enrolling in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2016-17 academic year. Each scholar will […]

  • Arkansas Health Department Data Sets: A Treasure Trove for COPH Researchers

    • 10.28.2015
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    The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has dozens of data sets, on a variety of health topics affecting Arkansans, that faculty, staff and student researchers at the College of Public Health (COPH) may use. At a presentation at COPH in September, ADH epidemiologist Austin Porter III, MPH, DrPH (c), described some of the data sets […]

  • Grant Submissions and Awards

    • 10.28.2015
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    Submissions PI Project Title Funding Agency Project Period Total Funding Mohammed Elfaramawi Plateletcrite, Platelet Width Diameter and Cardiovascular Mortality European Society of Cardiology 1/1/16 to 6/30/17 $391,733 Alesia Ferguson Estimation of Dermal and Inhalation Exposures for Hairstylists Using Micro and Macro Activity Patterns NIH 7/1/16-6/30/18 $156,512 Alison Harrill Biomarkers for Personalizing Cisplatin Chemotherapy NIH 4/19/16-4/18/21 […]

  • Health Disparities Poster Showcase and Reception at UAMS on Dec. 2

    • 10.28.2015
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    A poster presentation and reception for health disparities investigators at UAMS and other Arkansas academic and health institutions will be held on the 12th floor of the UAMS Jack T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute on Dec. 2 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The event offers a unique opportunity for health disparities researchers to […]

  • New COPH Epidemiology Faculty Member to Serve as UAMS Cancer Institute Co-director

    • 10.28.2015
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    Joseph Su, PhD, MPH, joined the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health on Oct. 1. He will also serve as Co-director of the Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences program at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Dr. Su most recently served as the Chief […]

  • National Health Care Leader Speaks with COPH Students

    • 10.28.2015
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    Donald Berwick, M.D., former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services and president emeritus of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, met with UAMS students on Oct. 13 following his presentation, “Clinicians as Leaders in Health Care Reform,” held at UAMS. His lecture was part of the 2015 Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture series. Organized […]

  • COPH Hosts IRB Workshop for Students

    • 10.28.2015
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    The UAMS College of Public Health’s Office of Student Affairs (OSA) on Oct. 21 hosted a workshop for students about working with the UAMS Institutional Review Board (IRB). UAMS IRB Program Manager Edith Paal, MSJourn, MPH, made a presentation about what is involved in applying for IRB review and approval of a research protocol. All […]

  • November 2015 Events and Reminders

    • 10.28.2015
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    COPH Public Health Seminar canceled in the month of November because of the annual APHA meeting and Thanksgiving. COPH All-College Meeting – Dec. 8th, COPH 8th floor auditorium COPH Fall Party –  Oct.  30th, 4:30-9 pm 13280 Rivercrest Dr., Little Rock (backyard of Jay and Lisa Gandy) All members of the College of Public Health […]