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  • Events and Reminders

    • 04.24.2015
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    COPH Public Health Seminar April 28 12-1 pm, COPH 3202 Speaker: Rosalind Penney, PhD, COPH Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Topic: ““Demographic Differences in Patients Diagnosed with Breast, Colorectal, Prostate and Lung Neoplasms in Arkansas Counties with Historically High Percentage of Crop Land” ADH Grand Rounds April 30 8-9 am, ADH Auditorium Speakers: Susan […]

  • COPH and TRI Host Health Forum

    • 04.24.2015
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    The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) and the Translational Research Institute (TRI), both at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), on April 9 hosted the “Our Community, Our Health” forum at the COPH. UAMS was one of two sites in Arkansas and 10 sites across the country participating in the […]

  • UAMS Honors Former US Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders

    • 04.24.2015
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    Former US Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, was honored April 7 at a reception at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), at which a portrait of her, commissioned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was unveiled. At the event, it was announced that UAMS is establishing the M. Joycelyn Elders, […]

  • Lecture Enlightens on the History of the US Surgeon General

    • 04.24.2015
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    The rise and decline of the office of the U.S. Surgeon General was the topic of a lecture by Associated Press medical writer and author Mike Stobbe, DrPH, on April 8 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (UAMS COPH). His lecture celebrated National Public Health Week […]

  • New Director for COPH Student Affairs

    • 04.24.2015
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    Eric Flowers, MS, is the new Director of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, effective April 1. For the past five months, Mr. Flowers served as the OSA’s interim director, while continuing as OSA’s Public Health Practice Coordinator. In that position since January 2013, he […]

  • Health Department Celebrates National Public Health Week

    • 04.24.2015
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    The Arkansas Department of Health kicked off National Public Health Week for the state with a press conference on April 7 at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library in Little Rock. Nate Smith, MD, MPH, the ADH Director and State Health Officer; James Raczynski, PhD, Dean of the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public […]

  • Professional Development Workshops

    • 04.24.2015
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    In April, the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) and the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UAMS Fay. W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) hosted professional development events. On April 9, the OSA hosted the Spring 2015 Professional Development Workshop for students and alumni. Panelists were Micheal Knox, MS, MPH, Arkansas Minority […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 04.24.2015
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    COPH Researcher Contributes to Groundbreaking Study of Genetics and Inheritance A study explaining a long observed but little understood phenomenon that challenges the basic assumptions of genetic inheritance has been published by researchers that include University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Alison Harrill, PhD. The study, spearheaded by researchers at the University of […]

  • MHA Program Engages all Students in National Case Competitions

    • 04.24.2015
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    Students in the Master of Health Administration program at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health faced exciting new challenges this semester with the launch of the inaugural “MHA Case Week.” During the week of Feb. 19-26, all students in the MHA program participated in one of two national level case competitions – […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 04.24.2015
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    Lisa Alley, MS, a COPH student whose MPH preceptorship and culminating experience are with Mohammed Orloff, PhD, won a third place award at the 12th Annual MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (MCBIOS) Conference held on March 13-14 in Little Rock. Dr. Orloff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the UAMS Fay […]