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  • 4th Annual College of Public Health Picnic, September 10th 11 am – 2 pm

    • 08.16.2016
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  • COPH Alumni Events Scheduled as part of UAMS Alumni Weekend

    • 08.4.2016
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    We hope you will plan to attend the COPH Alumni events scheduled as part of the UAMS Alumni Weekend in August.  This year, we are particularly excited about the UAMS Showcase presentations and the noon COPH Alumni Luncheon scheduled on Saturday, August 20.  Last summer, we hosted the first COPH Alumni Luncheon and knew we […]

  • 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 […]

  • COPH Graduates Large Cohort

    • 05.25.2016
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    Congratulations to the 2016 Class of new public health graduates, as well recipients of student and faculty awards! The group includes one of 17 Master of Health Administration graduates – one of the largest cohorts of recent years. Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health Graduates Avery Cato Donita R. Fells Christina Hopson-Allen Karis J. Strevig*   […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • UAMS Alumni Weekend, August 19-21

    • 05.25.2016
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    The weekend will be the perfect opportunity for alumni to reconnect with their college and see how it continues to fulfill its mission for improving the health of all Arkansans. Alumni will soon receive a printed invitation and email with the full schedule for this fun-filled weekend. Registration for the weekend is $50 and includes […]