Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health


December 14, 2023

UAMS Researchers to Develop, Test PTSD Treatments for Incarcerated Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder

Kev' Moye

Zielinski-Zaller

LITTLE ROCK — A research team from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will develop and test new approaches to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) screening and treatment among incarcerated individuals who are eligible for opioid use disorder (OUD) services. The study, “Developing and Testing Innovative Care Pathways for Screening and Treatment of OUD/PTSD…


November 20, 2023

UAMS Boozman College of Public Health Welcomes New Faculty Members

Kev' Moye

New faculty

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health welcomed four new faculty members this semester. Melissa Yandell, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program. Dirk Haselow, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology….


November 14, 2023

McCarthy Capitalizes on College of Public Health Education to Become Trailblazer in Arkansas

Kev' Moye

SM

Suzanne McCarthy, MSN, MPH, is deeply connected to the evolution of public health in Arkansas. The education she received at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health factors greatly into her impact. McCarthy was the college’s first student when she took a course when it opened in…


October 25, 2023

Corey Hayes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., MPH, Uses Dual Degree Program to Enter Field of Medical Research

Kev' Moye

C. Hayes

Corey Hayes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., MPH, is grateful to assume multiple roles for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He attributes his success to his training in the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. He’s an associate professor in the College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Department of Biomedical Informatics. He…


October 23, 2023

UAMS Awarded $3.25 Million Federal Grant for Creation of Health Career Program in Delta, South Arkansas

Chris Carmody

Pine Bluff-area high school students learn about intubation techniques during an event for the Pathways Academy community engagement program. The Arkansas Delta Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy will serve high school juniors and seniors, undergraduate students and adult and nontraditional learners in the Arkansas Delta and the southern part of the state.

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received a five-year, $3.25 million federal grant to support the creation of a program that will help students from 20 underserved counties in the Arkansas Delta and southern part of the state pursue careers in health care. The Arkansas Delta Health Careers Opportunity Program…


October 12, 2023

McGill Leads Study That Discovers Key Element to Predicting Outcome for Acute Liver Failure Patients

Kev' Moye

McGill

A recent study led by Mitch McGill, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, revealed that individuals who passed away due to acute liver failure often had higher levels of lactate dehydrogenase than people who survived the ailment. It’s a discovery that can…


October 4, 2023

People Statewide Celebrate the Life and Contributions of Joe Bates M.D., M.S.

Kev' Moye

Bates

Joe Bates M.D., M.S., associate dean for public health practice for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman of College of Public Health, died Sept. 29. Bates — a dedicated husband, family man, health leader and humanitarian — was 90.


September 27, 2023

UAMS College of Public Health Creates Scholarship to Honor Kate Stewart, M.D., MPH

Kev' Moye

K. Stewart

Kate Stewart, M.D., MPH, enjoyed a lengthy career in health care that changed the lives of people throughout Arkansas. To commemorate her impact while also financially assisting students who share Stewart’s passion for eliminating health inequities, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health has established the Dr….


September 20, 2023

Austin Porter, Dr.PH., MPH, Named Arkansas’ Deputy State Epidemiologist

Kev' Moye

Dr. Austin Porter, assistant professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management is the new deputy state epidemiologist.

Austin Porter, Dr.PH., MPH, assistant professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management, has added an esteemed responsibility to his schedule. Porter, who is also the Arkansas Department of Health’s deputy chief science officer, was recently named Arkansas’ deputy state…


September 6, 2023

Arkansas Faith Network Uses Partnerships to Address Health Shortcomings

Kev' Moye

Bryant-Moore

The Arkansas Faith-Academic Initiatives for Transforming Health (FAITH) Network is a growing coalition of ministries and nonprofits striving to address access to care, health disparities and health info gaps throughout the state. The FAITH Network is a platform of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Department…



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