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  • Transformation of Atlanta Health System Topic of MHA Alumni Luncheon Lecture

    • 02.26.2015
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    The 2015 Master of Health Administration Alumni Lecture featured Dr. Rhonda Scott, Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Vice President for Patient Care Services at Grady Health System in Atlanta. Her talk, “Transforming Grady: The Courage to Lead – An Unwavering Commitment to Excellence,” told the story of how Grady Health System transformed from a near […]

  • COPH Study Aims to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment Effectiveness

    • 02.26.2015
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    Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer today, with most patients being diagnosed in an advanced stage of the disease, too late for effective treatment. A newly funded research project by faculty in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health will explore how the […]

  • COPH Faculty Publications 2014

    • 02.26.2015
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    Listed here are all 2014 publications in peer-reviewed journals by UAMS research faculty with a primary appointment in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. It reflects the diverse research interests of these faculty and their significant contributions to public health. *denotes a student author. Department of Biostatistics Page Moore Metrailer, AM, Cox, MD, […]

  • About Faculty and Staff

    • 02.26.2015
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    The work of Bill Golden, MD, Professor of Medicine and Health Policy and Management at UAMS, and his colleagues received recognition in a report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), released Jan. 15,Transitioning to Organized Systems of Care: Medical Homes, Payment Bundles, and the Role of Fee-for-Service. Dr. Golden and former Arkansas Surgeon General Joe […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 02.26.2015
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    The UAMS COPH Student Council held its Annual Chili Cook-off on Feb.4 at the College of Public Health. Volunteer cooks Reeshema Britt, Aaron Carroll, Nancy Dockter, Kristy Jones, and Sarah “Alex” Marshall provided pots of chili to suit omnivore, vegetarian and vegan preferences. Ms. Britt was runner-up, and Ms. Jones was the winner for the […]

  • Events and Reminders

    • 02.26.2015
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    Biostatistics Journal Club. A New Probabilistic Score for the Chemical Cross-linking Tandem Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis. MARCH 3. 12 pm-1 pm. COPH 2280. Presenter: Mihir Jaiswal, PhD candidate. Arkansas Department of Health Grand Rounds. Childhood Immunizations in Arkansas:  The Only Way Forward is Up. MARCH 5. 8 am-9 am. Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium. Presenter: […]

  • COPH researchers link cigarette use in the home to children’s use of e-cigarettes

    • 01.28.2015
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    Children who live with a smoker are significantly more likely to have ever used e-cigarettes or regular cigarettes, according to a study published this month by researchers in the Department of Epidemiology at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and their colleagues. In fact, children who live with smokers are more likely […]

  • Study by COPH researchers finds brain cancer more common in poultry workers

    • 01.28.2015
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    Brain cancer has been found to be more common among poultry workers involved in the killing of chickens in an exploratory study published last year in Nutrition and Cancer by researchers at the Department of Epidemiology at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) and their colleagues at the University of North […]

  • Student and Alumni News

    • 01.28.2015
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    We want to hear from alumni!! The College loves to hear from its alumni! We invite all alums to write to us about what you are doing and learning. What you share is not only interesting and exciting but also informative for anyone who is interested in public health. This link will connect you to […]

  • COPH Office of Community-Based Public Health partners with community for MLK day of service

    • 01.28.2015
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    On Jan. 19, the Office of Community-Based Public Health (OCBPH) at the UAMSFay W. Boozman College of Public Health partnered with Neighbors that Love (NTL) community group in their Second Annual Day of Service to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. About 120 volunteers gathered that morning at the Bishop Leodies and Goldie Warren Family Life […]