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  • UAMS College of Public Health Gives Update on COVID-19 Forecasts for ArkansasJanuary 12, 2021

    Ashley McNatt

    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.

  • Public Health Seminar: The Road to Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine by the Food and Drug AdministrationJanuary 11, 2021

    Nikiya Simpson

    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…

  • SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines: Current Stats in the United StatesJanuary 6, 2021

    Nikiya Simpson

    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

  • COPH Dean Mark Williams on the importance of the COVID-19 VaccineDecember 28, 2020

    Nikiya Simpson

    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…

  • UAMS College of Public Health Provides Update on COVID-19 ModelingDecember 22, 2020

    Nikiya Simpson

    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…