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  • Events and Reminders

    • 08.27.2015
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    Biostatistics Journal Club – Noon-1pm, Sept. 1, COPH 2280 Presenter: Jeannette Y. Lee, PhD Topic: Innovative Two-Stage Phase II Designs: A Real World Example Public Health Seminar – Noon-1 pm, Sept. 8, COPH 3202 Introductions for the departments of Health Behavior and Health Education, Health Policy and Management and Epidemiology. Women’s Faculty Development Caucus Networking […]

  • Recent Grant Submissions

    • 08.27.2015
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    PI Project Title Funding Agency Project Period Total Funding Mohammed Elfaramawi Educational Intervention for Skin Cancer Prevention in Cosmetology Schools Arkansas Cancer Coalition (mini-grant) 10/5/15- 1/4/16 $2500 Tiffany Haynes Reducing Depressive Symptoms Among Rural African Americans:  REJOICE NIH 1/20/16- 12/31/20 $2,144,857

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 08.27.2015
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    Richard J. Ault, MHSA, was recently appointed as Director of the COPH Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) program. Mr. Ault has been Associate Director of the COPH MHA program since 2013. He joined COPH HPM in 2013, serving as an Instructor of courses in the management of health care organizations, and as the Placement Coordinator […]

  • COPH Appoints New Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

    • 08.27.2015
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    Brooke E.E. Montgomery, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH), is the new Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the College, effective August 1. Dr. Montgomery is the founding president of the UAMS Minority Faculty Development […]

  • COPH hosts first alumni luncheon as part of UAMS reunion

    • 08.27.2015
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    Insightful discussion, good company and distinguished guests made the first Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health alumni reunion luncheon on August 22 a success, sparking discussion about future events to bring alumni together. The luncheon, held at the College, was nested into the larger UAMS all-college reunion weekend, which was another “first” – for […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 08.26.2015
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    COPH student turns disability into her life purpose Because of her advocacy on behalf of people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases, COPH student Sarah Thomas caught the attention of Soiree magazine, which recognized her in the feature, “28 Women to Watch,” in the June issue. And rightly so. Ms. Thomas is clear on […]

  • Events and Reminders

    • 07.22.2015
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    UAMS Alumni Weekend – August 21-22 For event and registration information, go here. Professional Development Day – August 25, 9 am-3 pm; Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Chairman’s Hall, Sturgis Building. Tool Belt for Engagement: Finding and Engaging Unlikely Innovators and Educators within Your Institution. The conference is free to all ACH and UAMS healthcare professionals. One […]

  • Recently Submitted Grants

    • 07.22.2015
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    PI Project Title Funding Agency Project Period Total Funding Alesia Ferguson IDEAL HOPE: Innovative Development of education for the Advancement of Healthy Living through Occupational Partnerships and Enterprises. U.S. Department of Housingand Urban Development 10/1/15 – 9/30/18 $558,913 Eric Johnson Core Infrastructure and Methodological Research for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts NIH 4/1/16 – 3/31/21 $18,623,302 Nickolas […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 07.22.2015
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    Congratulations to Rosalind Penney, PhD, 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

    • 07.22.2015
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    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 […]