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  • COVID-19 Forecasts, Projections, and Impact Assessments – November 2021November 16, 2021

    BouldenBenjamin

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) faculty conducted five types of assessments for this monthly report: 1) a look at the pandemic in Arkansas from a longer-term perspective; 2) forecasts and projections of cases and maps of community spread; 3) forecast models of hospitalizations; 4)…

  • Healthy Habits - Ping-Ching HsuNovember 1, 2021

    Nikiya Simpson

    Ping-Ching Hsu with her son Lucas (9) playing tennis at Little Rock Reservoir Park (Little Rock). Ping-Ching Hsu, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) Our family loves the beautiful parks and quiet life here in Arkansas! Being born-and-raised in the city, we started to learn and enjoy all kinds of activities: mountain climbing, fishing, cycling, tennis, and more.…

  • Healthy Habits - Sean Young, PhDNovember 1, 2021

    Nikiya Simpson

    Sean Young, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) I usually start everyday walking around our neighborhood with each of my children, one at a time. It’s a short walk (about 0.3 miles or so), but it helps us all start the day being physically active, and it gives me a chance to talk with my children one-on-one to…

  • COVID-19 Issue BriefOctober 29, 2021

    BouldenBenjamin

    The College of Public Health will publish periodic briefings designed to update the 15- and 30-day projections of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths between UAMS COPH COVID-19 Reports. Briefings will be published when cases, hospitalizations, or deaths are rapidly changing in times between the monthly reports. Issue Brief #3:  Oct. 25, 2021

  • PrincipIe Investigator's CornerOctober 19, 2021

    chadley

    Pebbles Fagan, Ph.D., MPH I started wearing my N95 mask on airplanes in January of 2020.  I was watching the news daily and reading about the fast spread of COVID-19 in China and in other countries.  Several scientists had predicted that  COVID-19 was not going away and that millions of people would die worldwide.  It…