May 29, 2018

How Local Health Initiatives Can Build Communities  

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM May 31, 2018 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: How Local Health Initiatives Can Build Communities   Presented By Les Walz, MS County Extension Agent Staff Chair Cleveland County and Britt Talent Editor and Publisher of Cleveland County Herald Founds and Organizer of Arkansas Homesteading Conference and…


Public Health Film Series: The Trade

Behind the opioid epidemic are real people with real stories. Showtime has recently released a new 5 part documentary series, The Trade, which sheds light on the opioid epidemic impacting families across the United States. The Trade beautifully and tragically portrays each part of the drug chain and puts a face on America’s drug crisis….


Community Factors Drive Hospital Readmissions in the Delta

May 29, 2018 | Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) call for revision to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to reduce unintended consequences that could threaten the health care delivery system in the Mississippi Delta region in a new study published in The American Journal of Managed Care. The program provides financial…


May 23, 2018

Public Health Grand Rounds: Data Mining ER Visits: Profiles, Behavioral Health, Suicide Attempts

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM May 24, 2018 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Data Mining ER Visits: Profiles, Behavioral Health, Suicide Attempts Presented By William Golden MD, MACP Professor of Medicine and Public Health University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Medical Director, Arkansas DHS/ Medicaid


May 22, 2018

COPH Graduates 54 at Spring Commencement

Degrees and certificates were awarded to 54 graduates in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health May 19 during a commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Interim UAMS Chancellor Stephanie Gardner, PharmD., Ed.D., presented the Chancellor’s Award to Joseph H. Bates, M.D., M.S., professor and associate dean for Public Health Practice in…


May 17, 2018

Arkansas FAITH Network Selected for National Public Health Leadership Program

May 17, 2018 | The Arkansas FAITH-Academic Initiatives for Transforming Health (FAITH) Network has been selected to participate in the National Leadership Academy for Public’s Health program, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Arkansas FAITH Network is a collaboration of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and faith-based…


May 15, 2018

Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM May 17, 2018 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas Presented By George Gilbert, Jr., MBA, CEM Director, US Army Pacific