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  • Faith, Community Leaders Convene to Address Mental Health Disparities

    September 15, 2017

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    Sept. 15, 2017 | Developing an action plan for emotional wellness was the goal for leaders who gathered Sept. 9 at the FAITH Network Summit held at the Centre at University Park in Little Rock. The FAITH (Faith-Academic Initiatives for Transforming Health) Network is a collaboration between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)…

  • September 5, 2017

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    Brian Delavan, MPH Brian Delavan, MPH, has had a busy year so far. He won first place in the Young Scientist competition at the 2017 MCBios conference in Little Rock, AR. He presented at the 2017 Drug Development and Discovery Colloquium. Additionally, he also has an article published in Trends in Pharmacological Sciences' October 2017 issue entitled…

  • Top 5 Nuggets of Wisdom for Success

    September 5, 2017

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    If I knew then what I know now: A look back into my undergrad days By: LaTonya Bynum, MPH, CHES You can do whatever you put your mind to. LaTonya Bynum, MPH, CHES I was the first in my immediate family to graduate from an accredited college. I attended the University of Central Arkansas (UCA)…

  • COPH Graduates Make Public Health Impact Through Health Literacy

    September 5, 2017

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    Four UAMS COPH alumna have found their niche with the UAMS Center for Health Literacy. They are part of a highly collaborative team that is dedicated to improving population health by making health information easy to understand. The UAMS CHL mission includes training health professionals and students and conducting health literacy research. The Center also…

  • Sept. 12th Public Health Seminar: Geographic Variation in Commercial Drug Spending for Antidepressants: Does Higher Spending Offset the Use of Other Medical Services?

    September 5, 2017

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    Sponsored By: UAMS College of Public Health and Arkansas Department of Health PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN COMMERCIAL DRUG SPENDING FOR ANTIDEPRESSANTS: DOES HIGHER SPENDING OFFSET THE USE OF OTHER MEDICAL SERVICES? Mir Ali, MS, PhD(c) Health Systems and Services Research Department of Health Policy and Management RAHN (formerly COPH) G232 Tuesday, September 12th…