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February 12, 2019

Social Determinants of Health: What is CDC’s Approach

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH JOSEPH H. BATES PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AUDITORIUM February 14, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Social Determinants of Health: What is CDC’s Approach   Presented By José T. Montero, MD, MHCDS Director, Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) How to…


February 6, 2019

Emergency Medical Services: Overview and Update

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM February 7, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.   Topic: Emergency Medical Services: Overview & Update Presented By Jon M. Swanson Executive Director Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services How to connect to Grand Rounds via computer Go to this url: http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr. Choose Enter as a Guest. In the…


January 16, 2019

Ticking Time Bomb: A Hearty New Virus Emerges in Arkansas

Public Health Grand Rounds January 17, 2019 8:00 am – 9:00 am Arkansas Department of Health Auditorium Presented By: Laura K. Rothfeldt, DVM, DACVPM, State Public Health Veterinarian, Arkansas Department of Health David Paul Theuret, Entomologist, Arkansas Department of Health How to connect to Grand Rounds via computer Go to this url:  http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr. Choose Enter as a…


January 14, 2019

Abstracts Open for APHA 71st Annual Meeting and Exhibitions

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January 8, 2019

Public Health Grand Rounds: The Ongoing Hepatitis A Virus Outbreak in Arkansas and the US, 2017 – present

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM January 10, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PRESENTED BY: Dirk Haselow MD, PhD, MS State Epidemiologist Medical Director for Outbreak Response Center for Health Protection Arkansas Department of Health How to connect to Grand Rounds via computer Go to this url:  http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr. Choose Enter as a…


December 4, 2018

UAMS Researcher Awarded $350,000 Fellowship for Behavioral Health Telemedicine Pilot Study

Nov. 6, 2018 | UAMS researcher Nickolas Zaller, Ph.D., recently was awarded a three-year, $350,000 research fellowship for a new telehealth counseling pilot study in the West Memphis area for individuals on probation or parole who have behavioral health disorders. The purpose of the study is to determine if providing counseling services through telemedicine to…


November 26, 2018

Biostatistics Journal Club: pwrEWAS: A User-friendly Tool for Comprehensive Power Estimation for Epigenome Wide Association Studies

TUESDAY DECEMBER 4TH, 2018 NOON – 1:00PM RAHN 2280 Presented by Stefan Graw, M.Sc. PhD Candidate Department of Biostatistics University of Kansas Medical Center Abstract When designing an epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) to investigate the relationship between DNA methylation (DNAm) and some exposure(s) or phenotype(s), it is critically important to assess the sample size needed…


Public Health Seminar: Design and Implementation of Take Control: A Stepped Care Approach to Hypertension Control

Martha M. Phillips, PhD, MPH, MBA Associate Professor Department of Epidemiology Jim Raczynski, PhD Professor and Founding Dean Inaugural M. Joycelyn Elders, M.D., Chair in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention RAHN 3202 Tuesday, November 27th Noon – 1:00pm You are welcome to bring your lunch!


October 30, 2018

Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM November 1, 2018 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water PRESENTED BY: Jeff Stone, P.E. Director, Engineering Section Arkansas Department of Health How to connect to Grand Rounds via computer Go to this url:  http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr. Choose Enter as a Guest. In the Name space,…


Basic Grant Writing Workshop for faculty, post-docs, residents and fellows

Introductory Grant-Writing Series Four sessions in November with successful UAMS grant writers! For: Faculty, post-docs, residents, and fellows 12:00—1:00 pm UAMS Campus: RAHN 8240 auditorium NW Campus: PT Conference Room Review of successful grant to include: Defining the idea (literature search & hypothesis development) Goal and specific aim setting Methods (collaborative process to address methodology) Statistics…



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