June 21, 2017

Ruth Eudy, PhD

Associate Professor


1995 – Ph.D. (Social Work), George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
1990 –  MSW (Social Work), University of Arkansas at Little Rock
1988 –  BA (Sociology), University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Research Interest

Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning and Contraception, Distance Education in Public Health

Current Research Projects

  • Evaluation of the Arkansas Medicaid Women’s Health Waiver, Centers for
  • Medicare and Medicaid Services and Arkansas Department of Human Services

Courses Taught

  • HPMT 5103 The Health Care System
  • HPMT 5003 Introduction to Public Health
  • HPMT 5110 Health Care Quality Management

Recent Publications

BynumL1, Kilmer G, George M, Eudy R, Whiteside-Mansell L2, Balamurugan A. (2018). The Role of depression in chronic disease management: An analysis of the U.S. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Public HealthOpen Access. 2(2), 1-9

Howard, Diane, Ryan, Kevin, Eudy, Ruth, Mosser, Gordon and Boyd, Keith (2010). Critical decision points in designing inter-professional education. Journal of Health Administration Education, 27(1), 135-144.

Eudy, Ruth. (2009). Infant mortality in the Lower Mississippi Delta: Geography, poverty and race. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 13(6), 806-813.

Felix, Holly and Eudy, Ruth. (2009). Sources of information for home and community-based services. Journal of Social Service Research, 36(1), 1-11.

Eudy, Ruth. (2008). Infant Mortality in the Lower Mississippi Delta: Geography, Poverty and Race. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Online First, February 2008, print version forthcoming in 2009.