Staff


March 29, 2016

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Three COPH Women Honored as UAMS Phenomenal Women Congratulations to Sharon Farris-Hester, Alexandra Marshall, Ph.D., 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…


November 19, 2015

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Eric Flowers, EdD, MS. Congratulations to Dr. Eric Flowers, UAMS COPH Director of Student Affairs, who earned his doctorate in Education with the successful defense of his dissertation on Nov. 10. The title of Dr. Flowers’ dissertation was “Perceptions of the Influence of Black Greek Affiliation on Involvement, Engagement, and Persistence on Black Male Student…


October 28, 2015

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Mohammed Orloff, Ph.D., MS (Biotech), and colleagues presented a poster at the American Society of Human Genetics 65th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Oct. 6-10. Dr. Orloff is an Associate Professor in the COPH Department of Epidemiology. The title of the poster was “A method for characterization of breast cancer samples from archived formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE)…


July 22, 2015

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Congratulations to Rosalind Penney, Ph.D., who is a recipient of the UAMS 2015 Teaching with Technology Excellence Award. The award recognizes individuals for their outstanding teaching, support and leadership contributions to UAMS involving educational technology, distance, or online educational efforts. Dr. Penney is an Instructor in the COPH Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Dr. Penney…


Marie Walker Returns to COPH as Public Health Practice Coordinator

Marie Walker, MA, who for many years served as the COPH registrar, has taken the position of Public Health Practice Coordinator in the COPH Office of Student Affairs, effective July 16. She will be responsible for many aspects of the preceptorship and culminating experience required for the MPH, not only advising and assisting students but…


June 16, 2015

About Faculty and Staff

Departures — We wish these faculty and staff the best of luck and continued success in their new positions. Loretta Alexander, MHSA, Research Associate in the Master of Health Administration program at the COPH has accepted a position in long-term care administration with Southern Administrative Services effective in July 1. Ms. Alexander earned her MHSA…


November 20, 2014

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Kenya L. Eddings, MPH, Research Associate for the COPH Center for the Study of Obesity, was recently elected to the Arkansas Food Bank Board. Ms. Eddings has an undergraduate degree from Tuskegee University, in Tuskegee, Ala., and a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New…


October 24, 2014

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Ashley Bachelder has New Role in the Office of Community-Based Public Health Ashley Bachelder, MPS, MPH, has been promoted to the position of Community Program Manager for the Office of Community Based Public Health. She will serve as the primary contact in the OCBPH for faculty, students and community partners who are interested in learning more…


Farewells

Angie Choi becomes Director of Admissions for College of Pharmacy The College’s Director of Admissions, Angie Choi, MA, recently accepted a new position at the UAMS College of Pharmacy as Director of Admissions, effective Oct. 20. Ms. Choi joined the COPH’s then Office of Student Services (later renamed Office of Student Affairs) in April 2012….


September 22, 2014

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Mohammed ElFaramawi, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, MSc has had six manuscripts accepted for publication so far this year. Medwire News reported on one of the articles, “Metabolic syndrome is associated with visit-to-visit systolic blood pressure variability in the U.S. adults,” which was published in Hypertension Research in May. Dr. Faramawi is an Assistant Professor in the…