Our Mission

Improve health and promote the well-being of individuals, families, and communities in Arkansas through education, research and service.

We believe that, at its core, public health is about social justice – what’s best for all of us, not just a few. We define “health” broadly, to include all those things which allow individuals, families, and communities to become healthier.
UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health is Accredited by CEPH, CAHME (for MHA program) and is a member of ASPPH.

Contact the College of Public Health from our Contact Us Page or by calling (501) 526-6700.


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Course Schedule

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Latest News

  • Overall health care costs decreased for patients at clinics participating in Arkansas Blue Cross and Shield value-based primary care programs, according to a study by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The study also found reductions in inpatient stays and use of emergency departments. The insurance company partnered with researchers at the UAMS…

  • In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, three of the top needs in Arkansas homeless shelters are hand sanitizer, masks and gloves, according to a recent Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health survey of 48 shelters. But not only did the students and faculty reach out to determine needs, they stepped up to work…

    COVID-19 Modeling Update from UAMS College of Public Health

    UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give an update on the latest COVID-19 forecasts for Arkansas. Watch the video for the week ending Sept. 6. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/09/UAMS-COPH-COVID_19-Sept11-Final.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH, or…

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    2020 Community-Campus Partnership Conference

    Free Virtual Conference Friday, September 25, 2020 10 AM - 3:30 PM Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/118383505251

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    Opioids During Pregnancy

    Public Health Grand Rounds Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:00 am - 9:00 am CDT PRESENTED BY: Shona Ray-Griffith, MD Assistant Professor Ambulatory Director, Women’s Mental Health Program Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship Psychiatric Research Institute University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Dr. Joseph H. Bates Professional Education Auditorium Arkansas Department of Health Seating is limited…

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    COVID-19 Modeling Update from COPH

    UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give a update on the latest predictive COVID-19 models. Watch the video below for the week ending Aug. 23. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/09/UAMS-COPH-COVID-report-27aug2020-3.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH, or…

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    AR Pandemic Poll E-Newsletter

    Soon after the COVID-19 public health emergency was declared in Arkansas, the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences developed a pulse poll to measure opinions and beliefs about COVID-19 among adult Arkansans. The poll uses random digit dialing to contact a representative sample of adults…

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