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  • 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 […]

  • Good Turnout for COPH’s First Career Fair

    • 05.25.2016
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    The College of Public Health’s first career fair, held in Bruce Commons on May 10, drew a steady flow of interested students as well as a few alumni. The COPH Office of Student Affairs hosted the event. Marie Walker, MS, OSA’s Public Health Practice Coordinator, had the idea for the fair and was its coordinator. […]

  • Grant Submissions and Awards

    • 05.25.2016
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    Submissions Principal Investigator Project Title Funding Agency Project Period Total Funding Cindy Crone Patients Advancing Their Health (PATH) in the Arkansas Delta Rx Foundation 6-1-16 to 3-31-27 $59,257 Cindy Crone Arkansas’ Passion Project Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 9-30-16 to 9-29-19 $1,333,325 Eric Johnson Core Infrastructure and Methodological Research for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts […]

  • June 2016 Events and Reminders

    • 05.25.2016
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    UAMS Teaching Scholars Academy The UAMS Office of Educational Development, in the Division of Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce that applications are now being received, until August 12, for Teaching Scholars. Faculty from all colleges are encouraged to apply. For general information about the program, click on this link or contact Stanley Ellis at […]

  • May 26th 3-4pm, Biostatistics Visiting Faculty Seminar

    • 05.18.2016
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    VISITING FACULTY SEMINAR May 26, 2016 at 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. COPH 2280 Speaker information: Hui Zhang, PhD Assistant Member, Department of Biostatistics – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN Major Challenges in Count Data Analysis Abstract: Count data plays an important role in biomedical and clinical research, especially nowadays with the rapid progress in […]

  • May 6: A General Framework for Evaluating Bias in Two-stage Instrumental Variable Models

    • 05.3.2016
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    VISITING FACULTY SEMINAR May 6, 2016 2:30p.m. – 3:30p.m. COPH 3202 Speaker information: Fei Wan, PhD Assistant Investigator, Biostatistics Unit Group Health Research Institute, Seattle WA A General Framework for Evaluating Bias in Two-stage Instrumental Variable Models Abstract: Unmeasured confounding is a common concern when researchers attempt to estimate a treatment effect using observational data […]