March 16, 2017

Maumelle Students Learn Career Possibilities at UAMS

Maumelle High School seniors learned about numerous educational programs available at UAMS during a panel discussion on Feb. 16 with UAMS faculty and staff. More than 60 students took part in the Senior Business Luncheon, an event of the Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce and held in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute’s Sam…


Leah Osbahr Named Outstanding MHSA/MHA Alumnus

Helena Regional Medical Center CEO Leah Osbahr has been named 2017 Outstanding Alumnus of the UAMS College of Public Health’s Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Health Administration (MHSA/MHA) Alumni Association. Osbahr has more than 10 years of hospital chief executive officer experience. Prior to Helena Regional, she served from 2008-2014 as CEO for Washington…


March 2017 Faculty News

Two COPH Professors Awarded Grants for Cancer Research Jan. 30, 2017 | Two COPH faculty professors were recently awarded grants to assist UAMS scientists in advancing their cancer research projects. Gunnar Boysen, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, and Ping-Ching Hsu, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology were…


March 2017 Events and Reminders

Associated Student Government (ASG) Elections For application information, follow this link: http://studentlife.uams.edu/student-life/asg-officer-application/ Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 COPH Faculty Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 17. See attached flier for more information. Public Health Seminar Series Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 COPH 3202 Noon-1 p.m. Check your email for seminar…


March 13, 2017

Mar. 14th, Public Health Seminar; “Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Among HIV-Infected Population in the United States: Preliminary Findings”

Tuesday, March 14th 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm COPH 3202 “Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Among HIV-Infected Population in the United States: Preliminary Findings” Mofan Gu, MPH Epidemiology You are welcome to bring your lunch!


March 8, 2017

Visiting Latino Leader, Scholar to Give Three Lectures March 16, 17

Thursday, March 16th 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Main Hospital, Third Floor, Betty Lowe Classroom “Population Health and the Latino Epidemiological Paradox”   Thursday, March 16th 2017 6:00pm – 7:00pm Clinton School of Public Service, Sturgis Hall “Latino Leadership and the Cinco de Mayo in the American West”   Friday, March 17th 2017…


March 1, 2017

Mar. 10th, Public Health Seminar; “What is Known (and Unknown) about the Future of the Affordable Care Act”

Friday, March 10th 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm COPH 8240 “To What is Known (and Unknown) about the Future of the Affordable Care Act” Dennis G. Smith, MPA Senior Medicaid Advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform Arkansas Department of Human Services Visiting Professor, Health Policy and Management



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