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  • March 2017 Faculty News

    • 03.16.2017
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    Two COPH Professors Awarded Grants for Cancer Research Jan. 30, 2017 | Two COPH faculty professors were recently awarded grants to assist UAMS scientists in advancing their cancer research projects. Gunnar Boysen, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, and Ping-Ching Hsu, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology were […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 05.25.2016
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    COPH Study to Investigate Genetic Component of Blood Pressure Variability Mohammed Elfaramawi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, is the principal investigator for a first-of-its-kind study that will explore the relationship between common genetic variants and arterial blood pressure variability, which has not been tested before in any American population. The main […]

  • Blackboard and GUS: What does it mean for me?

    • 05.25.2016
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    Beginning in Fall 2016, GUS will generate the shells for each course. This change means you will get a new shell for your course each time you teach it. GUS will enroll the students and instructors into the courses; you will no longer be able to add or remove students or add instructors to your […]

  • So, You Need to Move Your Course Online!

    • 04.22.2016
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    Every year the Online Learning Consortium surveys academic leaders across the United States. According to the Consortium’s 13th annual report, Online Report Card—Tracking Online Education in the United States (2015), 2.85 million students take all of their courses online; another 2.97 million take some courses online. Seventy-one percent of Chief Academic Officers report that online […]

  • COPH Advisory Board Gains New Members

    • 04.22.2016
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    The Advisory Board for the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) has seven new members, bringing the total number of members to 16. The Board is composed of leaders in state government, the business community, health care, law, and the nonprofit world who embrace the importance of public health and the College. […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 04.22.2016
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    Two faculty in the COPH Department of Health Policy and Management, Joe Thompson, MD, MPH, and Bill Golden, MD, MACP, were quoted in an April 18 story in the Los Angeles Times about the payment reform in Arkansas, “How a healthcare revolution came to one red state while the Obamacare battle raged on.” William Golden, […]

  • Keneshia Bryant-Moore Joins COPH Faculty

    • 04.22.2016
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    The College of Public Health’s (COPH) Department of Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) on April 1 welcomed Keneshia Bryant-Moore, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, as primary faculty. “We are really pleased to have her on board,” said HBHE Department Chair Carol Cornell, PhD. Dr. Bryant-Moore has been at UAMS since 2009, when she took a primary […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 03.29.2016
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    Three COPH Women Honored as UAMS Phenomenal Women Congratulations to Sharon Farris-Hester, Alexandra Marshall, PhD, MPH and Nancy Dockter, MPH, who were among 32 women recognized at the Phenomenal Women celebration on March 17 at UAMS. Those honored were nominated by their colleagues or peers in recognition for their contributions to UAMS and its health […]

  • Endowment and Special Day to Honor Inaugural Dean Tom Bruce, MD

    • 03.29.2016
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    As a way to honor Tom Bruce, MD, who died March 4, the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) has established the Thomas A. Bruce, MD, Endowment in Public Health and Public Service. In addition, Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a proclamation on Feb. 26 declaring July 1 as Dr. Thomas A. Bruce […]

  • 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 […]