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  • COPH Professor Publishes Book

    • 06.5.2017
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    Congrats to Amanda Golbeck, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for academic affairs in the COPH on publishing her book “Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley.” It is a compelling story of one pioneering statistician’s relentless 20 year effort to promote the status of women in academe and science. Part biography and part microhistory, the book […]

  • Earn a Master’s in Public Health Completely Online

    • 06.5.2017
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    The Master’s in Public Health Rural Public Health specialty track is now being offered completely online. Students who elect this specialty can take all required courses from the freedom of their own home, office, etc. There are three classes being offered this summer: Biostatistics I, Rural and Global Public Health and Social Determinants of Health. […]

  • COPH and the U of A Walton Business College Collaborate on Healthcare Management MBA

    • 06.5.2017
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    The Sam M. Walton College of Business is collaborating with the COPH to offer a Healthcare Management track for its Executive Master in Business Administration program. Beginning this summer, students in the Executive MBA program will be able to choose Healthcare Management as their area of concentration. This partnership gives students the opportunity to take […]

  • Fay W. Boozman COPH Graduates 41 Public Health Professionals

    • 06.5.2017
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    The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) Convocation and Commencement was held May 20 in North Little Rock. COPH faculty and graduates attended convocation at the Wyndham North Little Rock prior to graduation at Verizon Arena. At convocation, faculty and student awards were given out, as well as graduation regalia. The Joseph H. […]

  • Wendy Nembhard Named Chair of UAMS College of Public Health Department of Epidemiology

    • 06.5.2017
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    April 6, 2017 | Wendy Nembhard has been named chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH). She began on April 1 and comes to the COPH from the UAMS College of Medicine, where she will continue to serve as the interim section chief for the […]

  • May 2017 Events and Reminders

    • 05.11.2017
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    New Programs at COPH COPH is now offering an Executive Certificate in Healthcare Management and a Certificate in Global Health. Courses begin this summer for the Executive Certificate in Healthcare Management and this fall for the Global Health. See attached flyers for more information.    

  • UAMS Celebrates National Public Health Week

    • 05.11.2017
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    UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) celebrated National Public Health Week April 3-9 by hosting events to promote healthy behaviors. The national theme this year, “Healthiest Nation 2030,” calls on individuals to ensure conditions — such as access to safe, healthy food — in which everyone has the opportunity to be healthy. […]

  • Faith, Community Leaders Address Health Disparities

    • 05.11.2017
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    The importance of partnerships and networking to reduce health disparities was emphasized April 7 at the Community Campus Partnership Conference to address health disparities held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Little Rock. The conference, presented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), brought together over 200 faith and community leaders, educators, […]

  • COM/COPH Students Awarded Bourne Scholarships

    • 05.11.2017
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    Two UAMS College of Medicine (COM)/College of Public Health (COPH) students were awarded the David Bourne Public Health Physician Memorial Scholarship in February. Brian Kennedy and Collins Scott were presented their $1,000 scholarships on Feb. 7 at the UAMS COPH. The David Bourne Public Health Physician Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a medical student or […]

  • May 2017 Faculty News

    • 05.11.2017
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    Dr. Mick Tilford gives Grand Rounds at Arkansas Department of Health Mick Tilford, Ph.D., professor and chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, gave Grand Rounds at Arkansas Department of Health on March 2. His presentation, “What do Students of Healthcare Economics know about Health Care Reform,” discussed economic analysis in health care reform. He […]