COPH News


January 12, 2021

UAMS College of Public Health Gives Update on COVID-19 Forecasts for Arkansas

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 Jan. 3. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2021/01/COPH-COVID-REPORT-8jan2021-4.pdf For questions, contact Ashley McNatt, Communications Specialist for COPH, or the UAMS Office of Communications and Marketing.


January 11, 2021

Public Health Seminar: The Road to Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine by the Food and Drug Administration

The Department of Biostatistics will host a Public Health Seminar on Tuesday, January 12th 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Presented by Jeannette Lee, PhD. Professor, Biostatistics – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Temporary Voting Member of the FDA Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Please join us via ZOOM (invitation sent via email to…


January 6, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines: Current Stats in the United States

Public Health Grand Rounds Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Dr. Joseph H. Bates Professional Education Auditorium Arkansas Department of Health Seating is limited to first 30 attendees Virtual Attendance Join Zoom Meeting by Computer (New Way to Connect) https://arkansas-gov.zoom.us/j/82578347415?pwd=NFVHRzBLRHRKMkU3eThSaEdGZDZ1dz09 PRESENTED BY: José Romero, MD Secretary of Health Arkansas Department of Health


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…


December 22, 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 Dec. 13th. Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/12/COPH-COVID-Report-Dec-18-2020.pdf This is our last report of 2020. Our next report will be Jan. 15. Have an enjoyable and safe…


December 8, 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 Nov. 29   Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/12/COPH-COVID-Report-4dec2020.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Katrina Dupins, our Media Relations Manager in…


November 24, 2020

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

UAMS College of Public Health Dean Mark Williams gives an update on the latest COVID-19 forecasts for Arkansas. Watch the video for the week ending Nov. 15 Read the full report: https://publichealth.uams.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/11/UAMS-COPH-COVID-Report-20nov2020-FINAL.pdf Check back in two weeks for the next update. For questions, contact Katrina Dupins, our Media Relations Manager in the UAMS Office of Communications…


November 19, 2020

Urban Farming Internship Opportunities

Urban Farming Initiative

November 18, 2020

The Hidden Essential Workforce: Commercial Trucking and COVID-19

PRESENTED BY: Kristy Jones Caldwell, DrPH., MPH Director of Alumni Relations & Recruitment University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health Grand Rounds Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Dr. Joseph H. Bates Professional Education Auditorium Arkansas Department of Health Seating is limited to first 30 attendees Virtual Attendance http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr


November 16, 2020

UAMS Webinars on Proper Ventilation During Covid

A webinar on the role of proper ventilation in protecting employees, customers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic was presented Nov. 9, 10 and 12 by the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS). The event was sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the…



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