January 27, 2016

February 2016 Events and Reminders

COPH Public Health Seminar 2nd & 4th Tuesdays · COPH 3202, 12-1pm


FEB. 23 – CANCELLED due to conflict with the State of the University Presentation. Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., will give the report at noon in the Fred Smith Auditorium on the 12th floor of the Spine Institute.

February Biostatistics Journal Club

Tuesday, Feb. 2· COPH 2280· 12-1 pm
A Casual Introduction: Tree-Based Regression and Classification Models 
Keith Williams, Ph.D., will be the speaker.

Arkansas Cancer Summit· March 29· Benton Event Center, Benton, AR
Navigating the Cancer Continuum: Prevention to Survivorship

The Arkansas Cancer Summit is an annual event hosted by the Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) to showcase the recent progress that coalition partners have made towards meeting the goals and objectives of the state’s comprehensive cancer plan.


ACC will award a limited number of scholarships to the Summit, on a first-come, first-serve basis. To apply, visit http://www.arcancersummit.org/register/scholarship-application?form_id=3.

To view the agenda and register, go to www.arcancersummit.org.  The early bird registration fee of $75 applies until Jan. 29.

Professional Development Series for Students: Interviewing 101

Wednesday, February 17· 3-5 pm· I. Dodd Wilson Educational Building, Room 105 A/B

The presenter will be Mary Cantrell, Executive Director of Centers for Simulation Education. She will discuss interviewing skills, how to prepare for an interview and what to expect at a job interview.

UAMS Teaching with Technology Committee: Call for Proposals

Proposals are being accepted for posters, presentations and workshops for the 2016 UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium, which will be held July 21-22.

Educators and trainers are invited to share their experiences using educational technology to improve learner engagement. Presenters will receive complimentary registration to the Symposium.

DEADLINE: May 13. Submit to www.twtsymposium.com. Presenters will be notified by June 6.

For more information, contact Kathy Boyle, MEd, MS, RRT, at kmboyle@uams.edu.

Community-Campus Partnership Conference to Address Health Disparities:
The Power of the Faith Community to Promote Health Equity · SAVE THE DATE

JUNE 17· Comfort Inn and Suites, Little Rock · Registration begins in mid-February

Target audience: faith leaders, health ministries, educators, researchers and health care providers.  Keynote speaker: Acacia Bamberg Salatti, Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, US Dept. of Health and Human Services. For more information, visit http://nursing.uams.edu or call Alexa Bessette at (501) 603-1290.