July 22, 2015

Alumni: Mark your calendars for the August 21-22 UAMS Reunion

U A M S Alumni Weekend LogoMore than a year in the planning, the first UAMS Alumni Weekend is now just around the corner! Invited are all College of Public Health alumni, including the Master in Health Administration graduates of years prior to the program moving from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to UAMS.

Registration ends August 18, and early registration (with a 10% discount) ends July 31.

The reunion will include events of interest to all UAMS alumni as well as special events just for COPH alumni.

On Saturday, August 22, there will be a COPH luncheon, during which COPH Dean James Raczynski, Ph.D., Tom Bruce, M.D., who served as the College’s dean pro tem from 2000 to 2002, M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., former US Surgeon General and UAMS Distinguished Professor in Public Health Policy and Management, will facilitate an informal discussion with alumni about public health trends, challenges and lessons learned. The informal dialogue will be a rare opportunity to talk with fellow alumni and Arkansas public health leaders.

Saturday evening, COPH alumni and their guests will dine together at the historic Capital Hotel.

Reunion Weekend Activities (for locations, attire and a full description, go here)

Friday, August 21

The Chancellor’s Reception                5-7 pm

Saturday, August 22

Continuing Education                          9-10:30 am or 10:30 am-Noon

COPH Alumni Luncheon                     Noon

COPH Alumni Conversation               12:30-1:30 pm

Public Health Trends, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
led by Dr. Tom Bruce, joined by all COPH Alumni,

Dr. Joycelyn Elders and Dean James Raczynski

M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D. Exhibit        “A Life of Courage and Leadership” UAMS History Display

Open all day for touring

Ice Cream Social                                 2-4 pm

All Alumni Weekend Dinner                6-9 pm


The price for the entire weekend is $145 per alumni and $95 for a guest. Early registration with a 10% discount ends July 31. To register, go here.

For more information, contact Lisa Black at ljblack@uams.edu or (501) 526-6736.