COPH News


October 16, 2020

New Maternal and Child Health Opportunities!

New Maternal and Child Health Opportunities

Maternal and Child Health Scholarship 2020-2021 Funding Application The goal of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Scholarship is to increase the number of graduate student trainees who are from underrepresented backgrounds in the maternal and child health field. The scholarship is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration…


October 13, 2020

UAMS College of Public Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Modeling

UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give an update on the latest COVID-19 forecasts for Arkansas. Watch the video for the week ending Oct. 4 Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/10/UAMS-COPH-COVID_19-Oct-9-FINAL.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Katrina Dupins, our Media Relations Manager in…


September 29, 2020

UAMS College of Public Health Provides Update on COVID-19 Modeling

UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give an update on the latest COVID-19 forecasts for Arkansas. Watch the video for the week ending Sept. 20. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/09/UAMS-COPH-COVID_19-Sept23-Final.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH, or…


September 23, 2020

Pilot Funding Opportunity for Tobacco Prevention and Control Research

The UAMS Center for the Study of Tobacco (CST) announces the availability of pilot funds that will lead to a R01 (or equivalent) application submission. Download the announcement for more information.


September 22, 2020

2020 FAITH Network Summit

Free Virtual Conference Thursday, September 24, 2020 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-faith-network-summit-tickets-118221047335.


September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Modeling Update from UAMS College of Public Health

UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give an update on the latest COVID-19 forecasts for Arkansas. Watch the video for the week ending Sept. 6. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/09/UAMS-COPH-COVID_19-Sept11-Final.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH, or…


September 14, 2020

2020 Community-Campus Partnership Conference

Free Virtual Conference Friday, September 25, 2020 10 AM – 3:30 PM Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/118383505251  


September 2, 2020

Opioids During Pregnancy

Public Health Grand Rounds Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:00 am – 9:00 am CDT PRESENTED BY: Shona Ray-Griffith, MD Assistant Professor Ambulatory Director, Women’s Mental Health Program Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship Psychiatric Research Institute University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Dr. Joseph H. Bates Professional Education Auditorium Arkansas Department of Health Seating is limited…


September 1, 2020

COVID-19 Modeling Update from COPH

UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give a update on the latest predictive COVID-19 models. Watch the video below for the week ending Aug. 23. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/09/UAMS-COPH-COVID-report-27aug2020-3.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH, or…


August 25, 2020

Racism and Public Health Discussion on Residential Segregation and Health

Please join us for our first content discussion session for the Racism and Public Health series sponsored by the COPH Diversity Committee. The topic of our first interactive discussion session will be Residential Segregation and Health. Please see the attachment for the podcasts, story maps, and article we would like you to listen to and…



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