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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.

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


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Latest News

  • LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $18.9 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support new research and interventions that will focus on reducing cancer and cardiovascular disease disparities among people who live in rural areas and African American populations across Arkansas. The five-year award from…

  • Funds Will Train 550 Employers and Workers in Pandemic Preparedness LITTLE ROCK — The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received a one-year grant for $156,800 to provide infectious disease pandemic preparedness training to 550 employers and workers across the state. The U.S. Department of…

    COVID-19 Forecasts, Projections, and Impact Assessments – November 2021

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) faculty conducted five types of assessments for this monthly report: 1) a look at the pandemic in Arkansas from a longer-term perspective; 2) forecasts and projections of cases and maps of community spread; 3) forecast models of hospitalizations; 4)…

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    Healthy Habits - Ping-Ching Hsu

    Ping-Ching Hsu with her son Lucas (9) playing tennis at Little Rock Reservoir Park (Little Rock). Ping-Ching Hsu, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) Our family loves the beautiful parks and quiet life here in Arkansas! Being born-and-raised in the city, we started to learn and enjoy all kinds of activities: mountain climbing, fishing, cycling, tennis, and more.…

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    Healthy Habits - Sean Young, PhD

    Sean Young, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) I usually start everyday walking around our neighborhood with each of my children, one at a time. It’s a short walk (about 0.3 miles or so), but it helps us all start the day being physically active, and it gives me a chance to talk with my children one-on-one to…

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    COVID-19 Issue Brief

    The College of Public Health will publish periodic briefings designed to update the 15- and 30-day projections of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths between UAMS COPH COVID-19 Reports. Briefings will be published when cases, hospitalizations, or deaths are rapidly changing in times between the monthly reports. Issue Brief #3:  Oct. 25, 2021

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    PrincipIe Investigator's Corner

    Pebbles Fagan, Ph.D., MPH I started wearing my N95 mask on airplanes in January of 2020.  I was watching the news daily and reading about the fast spread of COVID-19 in China and in other countries.  Several scientists had predicted that  COVID-19 was not going away and that millions of people would die worldwide.  It…

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