April 2016 Events and Reminders
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR STUDENTS
Wednesday, March 30, 3-5 pm COPH 2280
This workshop is offered by the COPH Office of Student Affairs in conjunction with the UAMS Institutional Review Board. Topics:
- Introduction to the UAMS IRB
- Does my project need an IRB review?
- How to create a new submission in CLARA
- CITI training – basic navigation
COPH PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR 12 noon-1 pm COPH 3202
Hosted By: Department of Biostatistics
Hosted By: Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
Speaker: Taren Swindle, PhD, Assistant Professor, UAMS Department of Family Medicine Research and Evaluation
Topic: A Mixed Methods Study of Factors Related to Obesity Prevention Practices in Early Childhood Education
BIOSTATISTICS JOURNAL CLUB
12-1 pm, April 5 COPH 2280
Speaker: Page C. Moore, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Topic: “The Delta Garden Study: Results and Challenges”
ARKANSAS DEPT. OF HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS 8-9 am ADH Auditorium
March 31: William Mason, MD, Associate Director of Science, ADH Center for Health Protection, Branch Chief, Preparedness; Donald Woodyard, Jr. AAS, BGS, MAML, NRP, Director of the Bureau of EMS, State of Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals
Topic: Public Health Practice in a Camp of Internally Displaced Persons
UAMS TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Call for Proposals
Proposals are being accepted for posters, presentations and workshops for the 2016 UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium, which will be held July 21-22.
Educators and trainers are invited to share their experiences using educational technology to improve learner engagement. Presenters will receive complimentary registration to the Symposium.
DEADLINE: May 13. Submit to www.twtsymposium.com. Presenters will be notified by June 6.
For more information, contact Kathy Boyle, MEd, MS, RRT, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4TH BIENNIAL ARKANSAS MINORITY HEALTH SUMMIT 2016
April 15 Philander Smith College
Social Determinants of Health: Impacting All Arkansans
For more information: 501-686-2720. To register: arminorityhealth.com.
COMMUNITY-CAMPUS PARTNERS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS HEALTH DISPARITIES:
The Power of the Faith Community to Promote Health Equity
June 17 9:30 am-6 pm Comfort Inn and Suites, Little Rock
Conference objective: To convene UAMS faculty, staff, and students with community leaders and colleagues throughout Arkansas to promote strategies that enhance the development and sustainability of community-campus partnerships in an effort to eliminate health disparities in Arkansas.
Conference registration is FREE, but will be limited to 200 participants.
Target audience: faith leaders, health ministries, educators, researchers and health care providers.
Keynote speaker: Acacia Bamberg Salatti, Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, US Dept. of Health and Human Services.
For more information, visit http://nursing.uams.edu or contact Alexa Bessette at (501) 603-1290 or ACBessette@uams.edu.
ARKANSAS PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
May 11-13 Hot Springs Convention Center and Austin Hotel
The theme of this year’s Arkansas Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual educational conference will be “Health Equity: Highest Level of Health for All.”
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, President of the American Public Health Association, will be the opening plenary session speaker.
The conference schedule and registration form are available at www.arkpublichealth.org.
COPH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Several scholarship opportunities are available to COPH students, thanks to the generosity of benefactors who believe in our College’s mission and wish to support our students in their educational endeavors.
The application deadline is NOON, FRIDAY, APRIL 1.
- Boozman Public Health and Community Service Scholarship – $1,000
- David Bourne Public Health Physician Memorial Scholarship – $1,000
- Boozman Textbook Scholarship – $250
- Edward F. and Carol C. Stewart Academic Excellence in Public Health Scholarship – $1,000
For information about how to apply, email PorterDanielleS@uams.edu.