COPH News


August 4, 2020

COVID-19 Modeling Update from COPH

Chancellor Patterson and College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams give an overview of the latest predictive COVID-19 models from the College. Watch the video below for the week ending July 30. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/08/July-30-5-COVID-Report.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, communications specialist for COPH,…


July 29, 2020

Public Health Seminar: Fear, Masks, and Vaccines: The Role of Race on Threat Perceptions and Preventative Behaviors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Presenter: Michael D. Nino, PhD Assistant Professor of Sociology University of Arkansas Department of Sociology and Criminology Zoom Seminar https://uams.zoom.us/j/93337811317?pwd=NjBjSUZnTFBlT2ZrVFZnY2RXYXpHUT09 Meeting ID:  9333781 1317 Password: 162579 Dial-in:  301-715-8592


July 21, 2020

Newest COVID-19 Models from the UAMS College of Public Health

Chancellor Patterson and Ben Amick, associate dean for research in the College of Public Health, give an overview of the latest predictive COVID-19 models in Arkansas. Read the full report and watch the video below for the week ending July 17. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/07/July-17-report-Final.pdf.   Check back in two weeks for the next…


July 13, 2020

Healthcare Analytics Info Session

Join us for a virtual info session about the healthcare analytics programs in the College of Public Health. Faculty will talk about the programs and answer questions for an interactive and meaningful discussion.  Friday, July 17 Noon – 1 p.m. Facebook Live @uamscoph


Places, Pandemics and People: My ADH Adventure

Public Health Grand Rounds ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., Thursday, July 16, 2020 Virtual Attendance Only http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr PRESENTED BY: Nathaniel Smith, MD, MPH Secretary of Health, Arkansas Department of Heath This will be Dr. Smith’s final presentation at ADH before he leaves to take up his new position at the Centers for…


July 7, 2020

Chancellor Patterson and Dean Williams Give Update on COVID-19 Modeling in Arkansas

Researchers from the College of Public Health have been using predictive modeling to forecast COVID-19 cases through both short- and long-term modeling. Read the full report and watch the video below for the week ending July 3. We will be posting the updated models every two weeks. For questions about the models, contact Ashley McNatt,…


June 15, 2020

Modeling the COVID-19 Pandemic in Arkansas

Groups of researchers from the College of Public Health have been using predictive modeling to forecast cases through both short-term and long-term modeling. For an overview of the modeling, follow the links below:   June 10, 2020 COVID-19 Models June 19, 2020 COVID-19 Models           For questions about the models, please…


June 11, 2020

Healthcare Analytics Info Session

Join us for a virtual info session about the healthcare analytics programs in the College of Public Health. Faculty will talk about the programs and answer questions for an interactive and meaningful discussion.  Wednesday, June 17 Noon – 1 p.m. Facebook Live @uamscoph


March 10, 2020

Using The Law To “ARREST” The Spread of Infectious Disease

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DR. JOSEPH H. BATES PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AUDITORIUM March 12, 2020 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PRESENTED BY: Kevin Ryan, JD, MA Associate Dean for Student and Alumni Affairs Co-Director DrPH Program, Associate Professor Department of Health Policy and Management Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health University of…


March 3, 2020

So Who Can I Prescribe Opioids To

PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DR. JOSEPH H. BATES PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AUDITORIUM March 5, 2020 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. PRESENTED BY: Michael Wilson, MD, PhD, FAAEM, FACEP Assistant Professor, Division of Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry Director, Department of Emergency Medicine Behavior Emergencies Research…



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