National Foundation Honors Community Public Health Advocate

Nov. 30, 2011 | Naomi Cottoms, an integral community partner with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, was honored as one of 10 recipients of a national award given by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

By | November 30th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Arkansas Public Schools Continue to Curb Obesity Trend

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’ public schools have continued to make healthy changes to their nutrition policies and practices, according to the seventh annual evaluation of Act 1220 of 2003, a comprehensive and coordinated approach to addressing childhood obesity in schools and communities.

By | November 10th, 2011|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments