COPH Faculty and Staff Announcements


November 6, 2017

UAMS Scientist Takes Lead in National Tobacco Control Publication

Nov. 6, 2017 | It’s hard to quit smoking. Ask anyone who has tried and failed and tried again, sometimes in a seemingly endless cycle. This process of quitting is important for individuals and their personal health, but there are also bigger concerns at stake, specifically how smoking affects our society as a whole. This…


October 16, 2017

What Is Series: Rural Public Health Practice: Insights into the Practice of Rural Public Health

WHAT IS SERIES Bridging the Health Divide Rural Public Health Practice: Insights into the Practice of Rural Public Health Join us As Craig Molgaard, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, MPH Program in Rural Public Health Practice Discusses the importance of Rural Public Health Practice and the many opportunities available in the field. Thursday, October 26, 2017 Daniel…


May 24, 2017

May 26th Faculty Candidate Seminar

Friday, May 26th 2017 10:00am – 11:00am COPH 2280 “Likelihood Based Approach to the Assessment of Large Sample Convergence and Model Based Clustering” Presented By Milan Bimali, Ph.D. Assistant Professor (Research) School of Medicine  University of Kansas, Wichita, KS


May 23, 2017

May 25th ADH Public Health Grand Rounds; “Does Arkansas Have Lyme Disease?”

Thursday, May 25th 2017 8:00am – 9:00am Public Health Grand Rounds Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium “Does Arkansas Have Lyme Disease” Presented By Susan Weinstein, DVM, MPH State Public Health Veterinarian Section Chief Zoonotic Diseases Arkansas Department of Health


May 15, 2017

May 18th ADH Public Health Grands Rounds; “The Body Clock: Biological Rhythms and Their Impact on Health”

Thursday, May 18th 2017 8:00am – 9:00am Public Health Grand Rounds Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium “The Body Clock: Biological Rhythms and Their Impact on Health” Presented By E. Robert Burns, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Professor, Division of Interdisciplinary Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology Pharmacology College of Medicine University of Arkansas for…


June 13th All-College Meeting

UAMS College of Public Health All-College Meeting June 13th, 2017 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. COPH 8th Floor Auditorium (8/240) Your are welcome to bring your lunch!


May 1, 2017

May 2nd, Biostatistics Journal Club

The Biostatistics Journal Club meets on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017!  Nysia I. George, PhD. “Using Meta-analyses to Evaluate Sex Differences in the Impact of Hypertension on CVD Risk in the U.S.” When: 12:00 – 1:00pm. Where: COPH 2280 Cardiovascular disease (CV) is the leading cause of death globally. In the United States (US), CV expenses…


April 25, 2017

April 28th, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences Program Series

Friday, April 28th 2017 10:00am – 11:00am Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences Program Cancer Institute Sam Walton Auditorium “Diet, Microbiome, and Colon Cancer Prevention“ Stephen J.D. O’Keefe, M.D., MSc Professor Division of Gastroenterology, Heptology & Nutrition Department of Medicine School of Medicine University of Pittsburgh


April 17, 2017

April 18th, Faculty Candidate Presentation: Corby Martin

Tuesday, April 18th 2017 Noon – 1:00pm COPH 2280 “Unique Solutions To Improve Diet And Manage Body Weight: Implication For Public Health” Corby K. Martin, Ph.D., FTOS Associate Professor Director, Ingestive Behavior Laboratory Director, Human Phenotyping Core, Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pennington Biomedical Research Center


COPH Spring 2017 Culminating Experience Seminar Poster Presentations

FROM THE OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS   The COPH Spring 2017 Culminating Experience Seminar poster presentations will be held on Friday, May 5th from 10am to 2pm.  Student posters will be available for public viewing from 10am to 12pm in the COPH Bruce Commons area.  Students will be present from 12pm to 2pm to discuss…



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