In partnership with the Arkansas Department of Health, the College of Public Health presents a bi-monthly public health seminar series. Seminars occur on the second Tuesday of the month during the Fall and Spring semesters, from Noon to 1 p.m. in the Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building, Room 3202.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the seminars will be presented virtually until further notice. To access the seminar, click on the following link:

Upcoming Presentation


Past Presentations

April 27, 2021: Development of a Public Health and Criminal Justice Research Center at UAMS: Now is the Time

Nick Zaller, Ph.D., professor, Health Behavior and Health Education Department, director, Southern Public Health and Criminal Justice Research Center, co-director, Rural and Global Public Health Program

April 13, 2021: Everything You Wanted to Know About Space Exploration but Did Not Know Whom to Ask

Jeffrey, Chancellor, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Louisiana State University; assistant professor, Department of Preventative Medicine & Population Health, University of Texas Medical Branch; Fellow, Outer Space Institute, University of British Columbia

Serena Auñón-Chancellor, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of clinical medicine, Louisiana State University Internal Medicine, Baton Rouge; Associate Program Director, University of Texas Medical Branch Aerospace Medicine; astronaut, NASA Johnson Space Center

Feb. 9, 2021: Ultraviolet Radiation, Vitamin D and Childhood Cancer

Michael Kimlin, B.Sc., M.Sc., GradDipEd, Ph.D., MAICD, Professor of Cancer Prevention (Adj.), School of Biomedical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology

Jan. 12, 2021: The Road to Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine by the Food and Drug Administration

Jeannette Lee, PhD., Professor, Biostatistics – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Temporary Voting Member of the FDA Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee.