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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Latest News

  • 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…

  • The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and UAMS Northwest Regional Campus have been authorized by the Arkansas Department of Health to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing for public and private colleges and universities in Arkansas. The project is in partnership with the Arkansas Department of…

    COVID-19 Modeling Update from COPH

    Chancellor Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give an overview of the latest predictive COVID-19 models from the College. Watch the video below for the week ending July 30. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/08/July-30-5-COVID-Report.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH,…

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    Public Health Seminar: Fear, Masks, and Vaccines: The Role of Race on Threat Perceptions and Preventative Behaviors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Presenter: Michael D. Nino, PhD Assistant Professor of Sociology University of Arkansas Department of Sociology and Criminology Zoom Seminar https://uams.zoom.us/j/93337811317?pwd=NjBjSUZnTFBlT2ZrVFZnY2RXYXpHUT09 Meeting ID:  9333781 1317 Password: 162579 Dial-in:  301-715-8592

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    Newest COVID-19 Models from the UAMS College of Public Health

    Chancellor Patterson and Ben Amick, associate dean for research in the College of Public Health, give an overview of the latest predictive COVID-19 models in Arkansas. Read the full report and watch the video below for the week ending July 17. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/07/July-17-report-Final.pdf.   Check back in two weeks for the next…

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    Healthcare Analytics Info Session

    Join us for a virtual info session about the healthcare analytics programs in the College of Public Health. Faculty will talk about the programs and answer questions for an interactive and meaningful discussion.  Friday, July 17 Noon - 1 p.m. Facebook Live @uamscoph

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    Places, Pandemics and People: My ADH Adventure

    Public Health Grand Rounds ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020 Virtual Attendance Only http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr PRESENTED BY: Nathaniel Smith, MD, MPH Secretary of Health, Arkansas Department of Heath This will be Dr. Smith’s final presentation at ADH before he leaves to take up his new position at the Centers for…

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