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.

Course Schedule

Fall 2019 Course Schedule

Latest News

  • Identifying resources for pregnant women who are housing insecure engaged leaders and community groups Sept. 9 at the Supporting Families in Crisis conference held at the Four Points by Sheraton in Little Rock. Over 200 community leaders, faith leaders, students, educators, researchers, health care workers, mothers impacted by homelessness, and organizations who provide services for…

  • Clare Brown, Ph.D. M.P.H., an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was recently named a Fellow at the Institute for Medicaid Innovation (IMI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that provides independent information and analysis to improve the lives of Medicaid enrollees. “I am looking forward to working with the IMI…

    New Vaccine Development At Merck

    PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DR. JOSEPH H. BATES PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AUDITORIUM September 19, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PRESENTED BY: Alain Bouckenooghe, MD, MPH Associate Vice President, Respiratory Vaccine Section Head and Vaccine Clinical Research Merck How to connect to Grand Rounds via computer Go to this url:  http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr. Choose Enter as a…

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    Barriers and Facilitators to Linking High-Risk Jail Detainees to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

    Public Health Seminar Nickolas Zaller, PhD Professor & Co-Director, Rural and Global Public Health Program Department of Health Behavior and Health Education RAHN 3202 Tuesday, September 24th Noon – 1:00pm You are welcome to bring your lunch!

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    UAMS Kindness Week

    September 16-20th, 2019

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    Rural Hospitals: Evolution And Survival

    PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DR. JOSEPH H. BATES PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AUDITORIUM September 12, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: “Rural Hospitals: Evolution And Survival” PRESENTED BY: Joseph W. Thompson, MD, MPH President & Chief Executive Officer, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement Inaugural Surgeon General, State of Arkansas, 2005-2015 Professor, Division of…

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    COPH Prospective Doctoral Student Information Session on October 3rd at Noon

    Save the Date COPH Prospective Doctoral Student Information Session Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 Noon - 1pm RAHN 3202 Join on Facebook Live @uamscoph  

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