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  • Cyanotoxins in Drinking WaterOctober 30, 2018

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    PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AUDITORIUM November 1, 2018 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Topic: Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water PRESENTED BY: Jeff Stone, P.E. Director, Engineering Section Arkansas Department of Health How to connect to Grand Rounds via computer Go to this url:  http://adh.adobeconnect.com/gr. Choose Enter as a Guest. In the Name space,…

  • Basic Grant Writing Workshop for faculty, post-docs, residents and fellowsOctober 30, 2018

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    Introductory Grant-Writing Series Four sessions in November with successful UAMS grant writers! For: Faculty, post-docs, residents, and fellows 12:00—1:00 pm UAMS Campus: RAHN 8240 auditorium NW Campus: PT Conference Room Review of successful grant to include: Defining the idea (literature search & hypothesis development) Goal and specific aim setting Methods (collaborative process to address methodology) Statistics…

  • Biostatistics Journal Club: Evaluating the Bias of Two-Stage Instrumental Variable Models in Cancer ResearchOctober 24, 2018

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    Presented by: Fei Wan, PhD. Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 12:00 - 1:00pm. RAHN G230 Abstract Observational studies are commonly used by cancer researchers to evaluate the relative effectiveness of different treatment options. However, confounding due to unmeasured or unknown variables can pose a serious issue when estimating treatment effects using observational data. To address this…

  • From Zika to Cancer: The State of Birth Defects in ArkansasOctober 23, 2018

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    PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR FROM ZIKA TO CANCER: THE STATE OF BIRTH DEFECTS IN ARKANSAS Wendy N. Nembhard, PhD, MPH, FACE Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology Director, Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention RAHN 3202 Tuesday, October 23 Noon – 1:00pm You are welcome to bring your lunch!

  • 2018 Health Care Policy and the Law SymposiumOctober 10, 2018

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    Registration is now open for the Health Care Policy and the Law Symposium scheduled for Friday, Nov. 16, at the UA Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. http://ualr.edu/law/hclpsym/ Registration is $20, and online payments are accepted. The registration link can be found on the website. This year's topic is "The Future of Health…