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  • EOH faculty awarded $1.26 million contract from FDA

    • 10.24.2014
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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently awarded the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences a $1.26 million, three-year contract to study new approaches to testing drug safety. Alison Harrill, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, is lead investigator of […]

  • HPM Chair and PhD program alumni team up to talk about racial health disparities

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    In September, J. Mick Tilford, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, and Michael Preston, PhD, from the UAMS Cancer Control Outreach Center and a recent graduate of the PhD program in Health Systems and Services Research at UAMS, […]

  • Events and Reminders

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    Oct. 28. All-College Meeting. 12 noon-1 pm. COPH 8240 (8th Floor Auditorium). Oct. 29. Farewell Party for Lydia McDonald. 1 pm-3 pm. COPH Room 2280. Oct. 30. A Celebration of Women in Research Poster Showcase.  4:30 pm-6:30 pm. Jack T. Stephens Spine Institute, 12th Floor.  Celebration of 25th Anniversary of the UAMS Women’s Faculty Development […]

  • COPH students assist with survey to learn more about community health needs

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    In August, the Translational Research Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences joined a national collaborative effort which will help the TRI assess and better understand to the health needs of individuals living in Central Arkansas, as well as their interest in taking part in research. The TRI is one of seven institutions […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

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    Ashley Bachelder has New Role in the Office of Community-Based Public Health Ashley Bachelder, MPS, MPH, has been promoted to the position of Community Program Manager for the Office of Community Based Public Health. She will serve as the primary contact in the OCBPH for faculty, students and community partners who are interested in learning more […]

  • Student and Alumni News

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    PhD Student is Lead Author on Top Poster Leah Dawson, MS, CHES, CCRP, and colleagues of hers at UAMS and in the community, had a poster accepted for the annual conference of the Society of Clinical Research Associates in Orlando, Sept. 18-21. At the conference, Ms. Dawson, who was first author on the poster entitled, […]

  • Farewells

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    Angie Choi becomes Director of Admissions for College of Pharmacy The College’s Director of Admissions, Angie Choi, MA, recently accepted a new position at the UAMS College of Pharmacy as Director of Admissions, effective Oct. 20. Ms. Choi joined the COPH’s then Office of Student Services (later renamed Office of Student Affairs) in April 2012. […]

  • Events and Reminders

    • 09.23.2014
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    NIH LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM. Application Deadline: Nov. 17, 2014 NIH may repay up to $35,000 of qualified student loan debt per year, including most undergraduate, graduate, and medical school loans. Loan repayment benefits are in addition to the institutional salary one receives for research. Further information about the program available here. SAFE ZONE TRAINING. 1-5 pm, Sept. […]

  • Obesity report finds no improvement for Arkansas, almost no bright spots for other states either

    • 09.22.2014
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    In its latest annual report on obesity, released this month, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has little good news to report. More than two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, although the rate of increase appears to be stabilizing. The average American adult is 24 pounds heavier today than in 1960. According to the […]

  • Exciting Year Ahead for the UAMS Master of Health Administration Program

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    The 2014-15 year for the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is shaping up to be memorable. The cohort of incoming students is one of the largest in the history of the program. In addition, five of the six core faculty are relative newcomers, filling the […]