COPH Faculty and Staff Announcements


February 25, 2021

Call for Nominations 2021 COPH Faculty Awards

It is time once again to nominate college-wide faculty members for the Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 19, 2021.  Instructions and required materials are presented in the attached document. We look forward to reviewing your nominations. Review announcement for more information.


December 28, 2020

COPH Dean Mark Williams on the importance of the COVID-19 Vaccine

COPH Dean Mark Williams receives COVID vaccine

On Dec. 21, Dean Mark Williams, Ph.D., was vaccinated against COVID-19 by Hannah Hollenberg, a UAMS nursing student. His vaccination followed on the first vaccinations given during the preceding week to the university’s frontline staff in patient care. “As more vaccine becomes available, UAMS plans to offer it to all employees, students and patients,” Williams…


November 6, 2017

UAMS Scientist Takes Lead in National Tobacco Control Publication

Nov. 6, 2017 | It’s hard to quit smoking. Ask anyone who has tried and failed and tried again, sometimes in a seemingly endless cycle. This process of quitting is important for individuals and their personal health, but there are also bigger concerns at stake, specifically how smoking affects our society as a whole. This…


October 24, 2017

Arkansas Prevention Research Center CDC Site Visit Review

In October, we hosted a site visit for what we refer to as the Arkansas Prevention Research Center (ARPRC), which has just finished its eighth year of continuous funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We have another two years of funding in this cycle before we’ll need to compete for continuation…


October 16, 2017

What Is Series: Rural Public Health Practice: Insights into the Practice of Rural Public Health

WHAT IS SERIES Bridging the Health Divide Rural Public Health Practice: Insights into the Practice of Rural Public Health Join us As Craig Molgaard, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, MPH Program in Rural Public Health Practice Discusses the importance of Rural Public Health Practice and the many opportunities available in the field. Thursday, October 26, 2017 Daniel…


May 24, 2017

May 26th Faculty Candidate Seminar

Friday, May 26th 2017 10:00am – 11:00am COPH 2280 “Likelihood Based Approach to the Assessment of Large Sample Convergence and Model Based Clustering” Presented By Milan Bimali, Ph.D. Assistant Professor (Research) School of Medicine  University of Kansas, Wichita, KS


May 23, 2017

May 25th ADH Public Health Grand Rounds; “Does Arkansas Have Lyme Disease?”

Thursday, May 25th 2017 8:00am – 9:00am Public Health Grand Rounds Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium “Does Arkansas Have Lyme Disease” Presented By Susan Weinstein, DVM, MPH State Public Health Veterinarian Section Chief Zoonotic Diseases Arkansas Department of Health


May 15, 2017

May 18th ADH Public Health Grands Rounds; “The Body Clock: Biological Rhythms and Their Impact on Health”

Thursday, May 18th 2017 8:00am – 9:00am Public Health Grand Rounds Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium “The Body Clock: Biological Rhythms and Their Impact on Health” Presented By E. Robert Burns, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Professor, Division of Interdisciplinary Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology Pharmacology College of Medicine University of Arkansas for…


June 13th All-College Meeting

UAMS College of Public Health All-College Meeting June 13th, 2017 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. COPH 8th Floor Auditorium (8/240) Your are welcome to bring your lunch!


May 1, 2017

May 2nd, Biostatistics Journal Club

The Biostatistics Journal Club meets on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017!  Nysia I. George, PhD. “Using Meta-analyses to Evaluate Sex Differences in the Impact of Hypertension on CVD Risk in the U.S.” When: 12:00 – 1:00pm. Where: COPH 2280 Cardiovascular disease (CV) is the leading cause of death globally. In the United States (US), CV expenses…



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