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


    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


    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


    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…