October 28, 2015

About Faculty and Staff

Mohammed Orloff, Ph.D., MS (Biotech), and colleagues presented a poster at the American Society of Human Genetics 65th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Oct. 6-10. Dr. Orloff is an Associate Professor in the COPH Department of Epidemiology. The title of the poster was “A method for characterization of breast cancer samples from archived formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE)…


October 16, 2015

Oct. 27th : Current Research Projects and Future Plans of the Division of Mental Health Services

Public Health Seminar October 27, 2015 12 pm – 1pm College of Public Health, Room 3202 Current Research Projects and Future Plans of the Division of Mental Health Services Teresa Hudson, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor and new Director, Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, UAMS College of Medicine and Associate Director, VA HSR&D…


October 9, 2015

Oct. 23: Using Propensity Scores to Effectively Design and Analyze Observational Studies Short Course

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 9:00am – 4:30pm COPH 8240 Instructor: Thomas E. Love, Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Registration Deadline: October 12th To register contact Shelly Lensing at SYLensing@uams.edu About the Course This course describes and demonstrates effective strategies for using propensity score methods to address the potential…


Oct. 13th: UAMS Visit and Question-and-Answer Session with Dr. Donald Berwick

Donald Berwick, M.D., former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services and president emeritus of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, will deliver the 2015 Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 13.  Dr. Berwick, former clinical professor of pediatrics and health care policy at the Harvard Medical School, is a leading…


Oct. 13th Public Health Seminar: Health risks encountered during space travel

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Time: 12 pm – 1pm Location: COPH Room 3202 Presents: Health risks encountered during space travel: everything you wanted to know before you go to Mars, but did not know whom to ask Presenters: Marjan Boerma, Ph.D. Antiño Allen, Ph.D. Igor Koturbash, M.D., Ph.D. Division of Radiation Health, Department of Pharmaceutical…


October 8, 2015

UAMS Exhibit Honoring Dr. Joycelyn Elders

A reception earlier this year at UAMS honored M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D. The event marked efforts to establish the M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., Chair in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the opening of the UAMS exhibit, “A Life of Courage and Leadership, about Dr. Elders and her remarkable career. The exhibit includes photos, artifacts,…



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