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UAMS College of Public Health Names Tilford Heatlh Policy and Management Chair

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – John “Mick” Tilford, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). <br /> </span>

By | May 1st, 2013|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Health Status of African-Americans Detailed in UAMS College of Public Health Report

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Mortality rates of African-Americans were significantly higher than those of Caucasians for most cancers, HIV and homicide, but lower for motor vehicle crashes and suicide, according to a recent report compiled by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.</span>

By | September 5th, 2012|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Public Health Data Website Now in Spanish

LITTLE ROCK – A Spanish version of a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) website providing easy access to valuable public health statistics and research specific to all 75 Arkansas counties is now available.

By | August 9th, 2011|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS and Partners Celebrate Water Fluoridation Law

March 15, 2011 | Public health leaders from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and other advocacy groups say recent legislation mandating water fluoridation is the most crucial public health effort of the current legislative session.

By | March 15th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Key Public Health Data Available at New UAMS Website

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Key public health information specific to all 75 Arkansas counties is now easier to access than ever before with a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) website that holds a wealth of valuable statistics and research.</span>

By | October 13th, 2010|Media Contact - Taylor/Jackson, UAMS News|0 Comments

Free Workshop on Lead-Safe Practices to be Held in Camden on April 29

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – A free workshop for parents and caregivers on reducing health risks associated with lead-based paint in older homes will be held in Camden on April 29, led by a coalition of public health advocates that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).</span>

By | April 8th, 2010|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Free Workshops on Lead-Safe Practices to be Held in Faulkner County on April 22

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – A free workshop for parents and caregivers on reducing health risks associated with lead-based paint in older homes will be held in Conway on April 22, led by a coalition of public health advocates that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).</span>

By | April 1st, 2010|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Free Workshop on Lead-Safe Practices to be Held in Hot Springs on April 19

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – A free workshop for parents and caregivers on reducing health risks associated with lead-based paint in older homes will be held in Hot Springs on April 19, led by a coalition of public health advocates that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).</span>

By | March 29th, 2010|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS College of Public Health, Mexican Consulate Team Up for Public Health Initiatives

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the Mexican Consulate today took two steps toward offering better health education and screening programs to the more than 25,000 visitors at the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock each year.</span>

By | February 23rd, 2010|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments