COPH News


January 17, 2018

Public Health Grand Rounds January 18th: Immunization and Communication:  How to deal with vaccine hesitant and anti-vaccine families in a fact-resistant world

Public Health Grand Rounds 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018 Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium Immunization and Communication:  How to deal with vaccine hesitant and anti-vaccine  families in a fact-resistant world PRESENTED BY: Robert Hopkins Jr, MD Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Director Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics College of Medicine University of Arkansas…


January 10, 2018

All College Meeting January 23rd


December 11, 2017

Belize Provides Training Ground for Public Health Student

Dec. 11, 2017 | Candice Graham, R.N., found herself last July living in a house in Belize with 13 other women from different parts of the world. It was all part of field work experience required as she works toward a Master of Public Health degree in the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public…


Grand Rounds: Opportunities for Public Health Engagement with the UAMS Translational Research Institute

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM December 14, 2017 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Opportunities for Public Health Engagement with the UAMS Translational Research Institute Presented By Mary Kate Stewart, MD, MPH Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management Fay W Boozman College of Public Health University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


December 7, 2017

COPH Health Policy Lecture: A Closer Look at PASSE: A New Model of Organized Care

Join us for a COPH Health Policy Lecture featuring Dennis Smith, MPA on Friday, Dec. 8 from 1-2 p.m. in RAHN 8240. Smith is a visiting professor in the Health Policy and Management Department and the senior medicaid advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform at the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Smith Lecture-A Closer…


December 4, 2017

Public Health Grand Rounds: Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care: New Roles for Primary Care Providers

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM December 7, 2017 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care: New Roles for Primary Care Providers Presented By Peter S. Jensen, MD Professor & Director of Research & Director, PSYCH TLC Program Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry University of Arkansas…


November 7, 2017

Public Health Grand Rounds November 9th: A New Paradigm in the Treatment of Diabetes

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM November 9, 2017 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: A New Paradigm in the Treatment of Diabetes   Presented By Samuel Eugene Bledsoe, MD, FACS FASMBS Bariatric Medical Director Bariatric & Metabolic Institute Arkansas Heart Hospital


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…


November 1, 2017

Study Says Obesity is Problem in Finding Care After Hospitalization

Nov. 1, 2017 | Transitions in care for obese people who need to be transferred to nursing homes after hospitalization are being overlooked, a study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research by faculty at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing finds. Elderly, obese patients who have…


October 30, 2017

Dissertation Defense November 27th “Examining the Lived Experiences of Physical Activity Among Women Who Have Survived Intimate Partner Violence”

Monday, November 27, 2017 10: 00 am – 12:00 pm The Health Promotion and Prevention Research Program Presents: Sharon Sanders, MPH, CHES Doctoral Candidate “Examining the Lived Experiences of Physical Activity Among Women Who Have Survived Intimate Partner Violence” Martha M. Phillips, PhD Chair, Doctoral Advisory Committee Brooke E.E. Montgomery, PhD, Chair, Doctoral Advisory Committee



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