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  • 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 […]

  • COPH Students Participate in UAMS Student Research Day

    • 05.11.2017
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    Seven COPH students participated in the UAMS student research day on April 12. Clare Brown, Melissa Clemens, Laura Ewing, Jing Jin, Adrienne Nevola, Cole Pace and Sun Hee Moon all presented their work to peers and faculty in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building. The annual campus-wide event gives graduate and professional students, postdocs, and […]

  • Save the Date for UAMS Diversity Day, March 10, 2017

    • 11.14.2016
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    Diversity Day

  • 2014 MPH Graduate Fulfills Peace Corps Dream in Africa

    • 07.19.2016
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    A year and a half ago, Kaitlin Fitzpatrick had just finished her final project for her MPH, for which she developed and implemented a plan for analyzing the effectiveness of the Nabholz Construction’s employee wellness program. Today Kaitlin is a Peace Corps volunteer, using the skills she honed during her UAMS COPH capstone to help […]

  • Save the Date! 2016 UAMS Alumni Weekend

    • 07.19.2016
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    Mark your calendars for the second annual all-UAMS Alumni Weekend August 19-21. This year, we hope you are able to attend all or part of the reunion activities. The weekend will most definitely be an opportunity to network and reconnect with public health alumni and as well as those from across UAMS. Alumni will soon […]

  • Alumni Updates

    • 07.19.2016
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    Marisha DiCarlo (MPH/HBHE, 2010; PhD/Health Promotion and Prevention Research, 2014) is the Director of Communications for the Arkansas Department of Health. She received postdoctoral training at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Nutrition Center. In addition to her role in internal and external communications, Marisha serves as the Public Information Officer for chemical emergency preparedness and is responsible for […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 05.25.2016
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    Graduating Students Shine with Final Project Presentations Twenty-one UAMS COPH Master of Public Health students marked the conclusion of their degree program with a presentation on their Culminating Experience projects earlier this month. Their topics spanned a broad range of public health concerns – tuberculosis, infant deaths, health literacy, obesity and diabetes, to name a […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 04.22.2016
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    Seven COPH Students Present Posters at Research Day The College of Public Health was well represented at the annual UAMS Student Research Day April 13. Five of the students (noted below*) were the research project leads: Student Poster Title Educational Program Mentor Clare Brown* Measuring caregiver spillover effects associated with autism spectrum disorders: a comparison […]

  • COPH 4+1 Program Expands to UA Fayetteville

    • 04.22.2016
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    The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (UAF) is a new partner in the innovative 4+1 Program at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH). The program enables academically motivated undergraduate students at partnering institutions to work toward a master’s degree in public health (MPH), making it possible to earn a bachelor’s degree […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 03.29.2016
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    MHA Students Shine in National Case Competitions Case competitions are a way for students to hone their skills, promote their school and give their teachers and advisors a good reason to be proud of them. All three objectives were achieved when students in the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the UAMS Fay W. […]