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2016 February

  • Surgeon General Addresses MHA Group; New MHA Scholarship Announced

    • 02.26.2016
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    The UAMS Master of Health Administration (MHA) program hosted its annual luncheon Feb. 26, featuring the presentation “Health Reform in Arkansas” by Arkansas Surgeon General Gregory H. Bledsoe, MD, MPH. Also at the event, Jyric Sims, MHSA, class of 2007, was honored as the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus. Mr. Sims serves as the Senior Vice President […]

  • UAMS COPH 4+1 Program Puts Students on Fast Track for MPH

    • 02.26.2016
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    Some say, “There is no shortcut to success.” Three graduates of the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) who participated in the COPH’s 4+1 Program might disagree. The 4+1 Program, which is a partnership between UAMS and several Arkansas institutions, enables academically motivated students to earn a bachelor’s degree, as well as […]

  • Elders Endowed Professorship Receives Chancellor’s Circle Award

    • 02.26.2016
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    The M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., Endowed Professorship in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is among 13 UAMS programs to receive a Chancellor’s Circle Award for 2016. The $25,000 award was announced by Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., at a ceremony Feb. 5. Dr. Elders, a member of the UAMS Foundation Fund Board, and Jim Raczynski, Ph.D., […]

  • Professional Development for Students: Interviewing 101

    • 02.26.2016
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    College of Public Health students were treated Feb. 17 to a workshop on the basics of a successful job interview, led by Mary Cantrell, MA, the Executive Director of the UAMS Centers for Simulation Education. The COPH Office of Student Affairs organized the event, which is part of its 2015-16 Professional Development for Students series. […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 02.26.2016
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    COPH Epidemiologists Develop Skin Cancer Prevention Training for Cosmetologists In partnership with the Melanoma Foundation of New England, and UAMS creative services, Lori Fischbach, PhD, and Mohammed El Faramawi, MD, PhD, who are faculty in the Department of Epidemiology at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, developed an online training for hair […]

  • March 2016 Events and Reminders

    • 02.26.2016
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    Biostatistics Journal Club 12 noon-1 pm, March 1 COPH 2280 Topic: “Sensitivity Analysis in Observational Studies: an Example in a Study Examining the Association between SUD Quality Indicators and Mortality Using VHA Data” Speaker: Song Ounpraseuth, PhD Public Health Seminar March 8, 12 noon-1pm, COPH 3202 Hosted by: Department of Health Policy & Management March […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 02.26.2016
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    Lowry Barnes, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of the Musculoskeletal Service Line, has named health literacy researcher Kristie Hadden, PhD, the second Carl L. Nelson Chair of Orthopaedic Creativity at UAMS. The chair was established and endowed by Dr. Nelson, who served as Chair of the Department of […]

  • Recent Grant Submissions

    • 02.26.2016
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    Submissions Principal Investigator Project Title Funding Agency Project Period Total Funding Mohammed El Faramawi Genes, Blood Pressure Variability and Cardiovascular Diseases NIH 4/1/2016-3/31/2019 $447,001 Tiffany Haynes Reducing Depressive Symptoms among Rural African Americans: REJOICE NIH 1/1/2016- 12/31/2020 $2,144,857

  • Tuesday, March 1st Biostatistics Journal Club

    • 02.16.2016
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    Seminar title is: “Sensitivity Analysis in Observational Studies: an example in a study examining the association between SUD quality indicators and mortality using VHA data.” The place is: COPH 2280 The time is: 12:00 – 1:00pm. Our speaker will be: Song Ounpraseuth, PhD. Abstract: Propensity score methods and regression-based covariate risk adjustment approaches are generally […]

  • Feb. 2nd 12 noon to 1 pm – Biostatistics Journal Club

    • 02.1.2016
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    The Biostatistics Journal Club will meet on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016! The place is: COPH 2280 The time is: 12:00 – 1:00pm. Our speaker will be: D. Keith Williams, PhD. “A Casual Introduction: Tree-Based Regression and Classification Models” The R party package (Hothorn, Hornik, and Zeileis 2006) aims at providing a recursive part(y)itioning laboratory assembling […]