Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health


August 16, 2022

UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Basks in Two Decades of Success

Kev' Moye

Joseph Bates, M.D., speaks to Samantha Wells, a doctoral student in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, following her Grand Rounds presentation at the Arkansas Department of Health.

Standing behind a podium in the Rahn Auditorium, Joseph Bates, M.D., MS., prepared to present an award during the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health’s 2022 Convocation. Bates, the associate dean for Public Health Practice, marveled over how the auditorium was smoke-free and clean. After gazing around, he…


August 2, 2022

UAMS Researcher to Lead Study on Antibiotic Resistance in Fresh Vegetables in the United States

Kev' Moye

Dr. En Huang

LITTLE ROCK — En Huang, Ph.D., an associate professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Department of Environmental Health Sciences, has received a three-year, $1 million research grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Huang and his team — which consists of Sun Hee…


Pebbles Fagan, Ph.D., MPH, Joins Leadership Team at UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Marty Trieschmann

Dr. Pebbles Fagan

Pebbles Fagan, Ph.D., MPH, has assumed the role of associate director for Cancer Prevention and Control for the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Fagan, a leading expert on tobacco-related health disparities and co-founder of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)’s Tobacco Research Network on Disparities, will lead…


July 29, 2022

White House Report on Maternal Mortality References Data from Study by Clare Brown, Ph.D.

Kev' Moye

Dr. Clare Brown

Clare Brown, Ph.D. MPH, of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, received a pleasant surprise upon learning that data from a project she authored was used in the June 2022 White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis report. Last fall, Brown, an associate professor in…


July 7, 2022

Zaller Works with Pulaski County Correctional Facilities to Promote HIV Awareness

Kev' Moye

HIV Awarenes

A team from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health is teaching individuals in correctional facilities about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Led by Nick Zaller, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, this HIV awareness initiative is a research project of the college’s…


June 27, 2022

Golbeck Aimed to Empower, Motivate Women During Symposium

Kev' Moye

Dr. A. Golbeck

Amanda L. Golbeck, Ph.D., was among the keynote presenters of the 2022 Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) Women in Statistics Committee Symposium. Golbeck — associate dean for academic affairs in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health — said she was proud to take part in an event…


June 16, 2022

UAMS Researchers Lead Landmark Study that Finds Telemedicine Greatly Increases Access to Hearing Care for Rural Children

Linda Satter

“Childhood hearing loss has well known, profound implications for language development, school achievement and future employment opportunities,” according to the study.

The Hearing Norton Sound study, which focused on school-based hearing screening programs in rural Alaska, showed that referring children to specialists via telemedicine provides significantly quicker access to follow-up care than referring them to primary care providers.


June 15, 2022

Maternal & Child Health Program Presents Forum to Help Support Mothers In Crisis

Kev' Moye

Women and Children First

In Arkansas, there are companies, nonprofits, ministries and individual citizens dedicated to helping mothers who are in crisis. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Maternal & Child Health Program brought several of those entities together for its annual summit. This year’s topic was “Supporting Mothers in Crisis.”…


Otolaryngologist Susan D. Emmett, M.D., MPH, to Direct New UAMS Center for Hearing Health Equity

Linda Satter

Susan Emmett, M.D., MPH

 LITTLE ROCK — Susan D. Emmett, M.D., MPH, an otolaryngologist and public health-trained researcher who holds four grants from the National Institutes of Health, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), where she will lead the new Center for Hearing Health Equity. Emmett is an associate professor in the UAMS College of…


June 13, 2022

Researchers Find Shortage of Mental Health Providers for Arkansas’ Hispanic Population

Kev' Moye

Mental Health

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ Hispanic population is likely to have difficulty finding in-state, Spanish speaking licensed mental health professionals. A study disclosed that there are not enough Spanish speaking mental health professionals to serve Arkansas’ growing Hispanic community. George Pro, Ph.D., a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health…



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