Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health


December 6, 2022

UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Welcomes a Group of New Faculty Members

Kev' Moye

New Faculty

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health added three new researchers this semester. Nandini Mukherjee, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology. Kelsey Owsley, Ph.D., MPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Ashley Clawson, Ph.D., is an assistant…


November 21, 2022

UAMS College of Public Health Researcher to Study Ways to Reduce Adverse Infant, Maternal Outcomes for Arkansas Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations

Kev' Moye

Dr. Brown

LITTLE ROCK — Clare Brown, Ph.D., MPH, assistant professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, has received a K01 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Brown will use the prestigious award, which is worth $496,000 over four years, to conduct…


November 15, 2022

Program Plays Key Role in Studying Factors That Affect Development, Treatment, Survivorship of Breast Cancer in Arkansas’ Rural Communities

Kev' Moye

Dr. Hsu

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health is helping to spearhead a program that specializes in studying breast cancer — and overall health — of women who reside in Arkansas, especially rural areas. The Arkansas Rural Community Health (ARCH) project was established in 2007. Formerly named Spit…


November 7, 2022

UAMS Assisting Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office in Care of Detainees with Substance Use Disorder

Tim Taylor

Nickolas Zaller, Ph.D., speaks at a press conference Nov. 1 announcing a $1.3 million grant awarded the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office from the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Several University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers are working with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office to reduce the use of opioids among its incarcerated population.


October 31, 2022

UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Doctoral Student Uses Hometown Inspiration to Make Academic Achievement

Kev' Moye

S. Ingram

Shun Ingram — a doctoral student in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, Health Promotion and Prevention Research Program — has earned the prestigious Southern Region Educational Board-State Doctoral Scholars Program Award. “It’s a highly competitive scholarship,” he said. “It relieves some of the financial burden of…


October 24, 2022

Inaugural Community Health Impact Conference Provides Info and Partnerships for Organizations Throughout the State

Kev' Moye

CHIC Conf.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Center for Research, Health & Social Justice presented its first-ever statewide Community Health Impact Conference. Themed, “Social Justice in Turbulent Times: Reclaiming our Space,” the two-day, virtual event offered several discussions and group activities designed to address issues such as…


October 18, 2022

DiscovAR Studies Differences in Immune System Response to COVID-19

Kev' Moye

Overton

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health’s Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention is spearheading the DiscovAR project – which examines the differences in the immune response to COVID-19 infection related to race and ethnicity. DiscovAR facilitators are currently aiming to increase the number of community…


October 6, 2022

UAMS College of Public Health Researcher to Study Barriers to Quitting Menthol Cigarettes Among African Americans

Kev' Moye

D. Jones

Dina M. Jones, Ph.D., MPH, assistant professor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health’s Center for the Study of Tobacco, received a $733,000 K01 grant to conduct a study that seeks to understand disparities in smoking cessation among African American menthol cigarette smokers. The K01, an…


September 28, 2022

UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Kev' Moye

Bates-Hill

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health celebrated its 20th anniversary with a gala earlier this month at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. Several elected officials, in addition to several of the college’s community supporters, faculty, staff and students attended the Sept. 9 soiree. The event featured special…


September 16, 2022

UAMS College of Public Health to Present Virtual Community Health Impact Conference, Sept. 28-29

Kev' Moye

Dr. Pebbles Fagan

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Center for Research, Health & Social Justice will present the Community Health Impact Conference on Sept. 28-29 at 9 a.m. daily. This free virtual event will help organizations throughout Arkansas collaborate and create ways to improve prevention methods for different…



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