October 24, 2014

Student and Alumni News

Ph.D. Student is Lead Author on Top Poster

C O P H Student Leah Dawson, M S, C H E S, C C R PLeah Dawson, MS, CHES, CCRP, and colleagues of hers at UAMS and in the community, had a poster accepted for the annual conference of the Society of Clinical Research Associates in Orlando, Sept. 18-21. At the conference, Ms. Dawson, who was first author on the poster entitled, “Listening to Community Voices: What Can We Learn about Research?” was chosen as a one of five finalists in her poster category.

Ms. Dawson is a student in the Health Promotion and Prevention Research Ph.D. program at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at UAMS. She works as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the College. Other authors on the poster were M. Kate Stewart, M.D., MPH; Holly Felix, Ph.D., MBA, Naomi Cottoms, MA; Johnny Smith, Jr., BA; Ashley Bachelder, MPH, MPS; Tanesha Ford, MA: and Paul Greene, Ph.D..