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Golbeck Joins UAMS College of Public Health as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

LITTLE ROCK — Amanda L. Golbeck, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been named associate dean for academic affairs for the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). In addition, Golbeck has won the 2016 Elizabeth L. Scott Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies for her [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Former Head of Medicaid under President Bush to Serve as UAMS Faculty, DHS Senior Advisor for Medicaid

LITTLE ROCK – Dennis G. Smith, former head of Medicaid under President George W. Bush, will become a visiting faculty member at UAMS and senior advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform for the Department of Human Services (DHS) effective Sept. 15. Dennis G. Smith “We were very excited when DHS Director Cindy [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Researcher Contributes to Groundbreaking Study of Genetics, Inheritance

April 7, 2015 | A study explaining a long observed but little understood phenomenon that challenges the basic assumptions of genetic inheritance has been published by researchers that include University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Alison Harrill, Ph.D.

By | April 7th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Contributes to Groundbreaking Study of Genetics, Inheritance

LITTLE ROCK — A study explaining a long observed but little understood phenomenon that challenges the basic assumptions of genetic inheritance has been published by researchers that include University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Alison Harrill, Ph.D.

By | April 7th, 2015|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

CDC Awards $3.75 million to UAMS for Arkansas Prevention Research Center

Feb. 27, 2015 | The Arkansas Prevention Research Center (ARPRC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health has been awarded an additional $3.75 million grant to continue the ARPRC's activities for a new five-year period by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

By | February 27th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

National Nutrition Expert to Give Public Talks at UAMS Jan. 7, 9

LITTLE ROCK —Neal Barnard, M.D., a national expert on dietary intervention and its effects on health, will give public talks, Jan. 7 and 9, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | December 16th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS to Host Ebola Preparedness Symposium for Businesses Dec. 16

LITTLE ROCK — A symposium entitled “What Businesses Should Know About Ebola Preparedness” will be presented Dec. 16 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | November 26th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Raczynski, Phillips Pledge $1 Million to UAMS College of Public Health

Nov. 21 | Jim Raczynski, Ph.D., dean of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, and his wife, Martha Phillips, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology, have pledged a planned estate gift of $1 million to UAMS to establish the Raczynski Phillips Bruce Chair in Social Determinants of Health.

By | November 21st, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Raczynski, Phillips Pledge $1 Million to College of Public Health

LITTLE ROCK — Jim Raczynski, Ph.D., dean of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, and his wife, Martha Phillips, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology, have pledged a planned estate gift of $1 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to establish the Raczynski Phillips Bruce Chair in Social Determinants of Health.

By | November 20th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Joseph Bates, M.D., Honored as Public Health Hero

Joseph Bates, M.D., was named the 2014 recipient of the State Excellence in Public Health Award at the recent annual meeting of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials in recognition of his outstanding service in public health.

By | October 16th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments