COPH News

  • June 27th Public Health Grand Rounds: Community Water Fluoridation

    PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM June 27, 2017 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Community Water Fluoridation Presented By Lindy Bollen, Jr., DDS  Director, Office of Oral Health Arkansas Department of Health OBJECTIVES Distinguish the adverse results of dental fluorosis. Describe the isolation of fluoride in drinking water. Discriminate the difference between…

  • PHACS: A Data Source You Should be Using

    PHACS, or Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search, is a one stop shop for community health data broken down by county in Arkansas. The web-based repository of maps and reports allow community members to visualize social-economic and behavioral factors for health, access to health care, and outcomes focusing on chronic diseases prevalent in Arkansas. It…

  • Faculty News

    Sean Young, Ph.D., has accepted a assistant professor position in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. He began on June 19 and comes to the COPH from Iowa City, IA.  After completing his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, Young earned a Master of Arts in geography from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville…