ADH Grand Rounds  

Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 8:00 a.m. in the Arkansas Department of Health auditorium at 4815 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205. 
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Upcoming Presentations

Date Topic
December 11 Legalization of Marijuana: A New Responsibility for Public Health Departments? | Ann C. Purvis, JD, Deputy Director for Administration, Arkansas Department of Health

Past Presentations

Date Topic
October 9 Transformational Challenges: Progress and Future of Population Health | William Golden, MD MACP | Medical Director, Arkansas Medicaid | UAMS Professor of Medicine and Public Health
October 2 What About Suicide? | John W. Senner, PhD | Director of Center For Public Health Practice | Arkansas Department of Health
September 25 Influenza Update: 2014-15 Season and Emerging Influenza Threats | Daniel B. Jernigan, MD MPH, Deputy Director of Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control
September 11 HPV:  Enough Should Be Enough | J. Gary Wheeler, MD, MPS, Branch Chief of Infectious Disease, Medical Director, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, Arkansas Department of Health
September 4 The Pharmacological Basis of Nicotine Addiction | Victor DeNoble, MS, PhD, Vice President, Hissho Incorporated, Scientific and Medical Communications
August 28 Ebola and Other Public Health Nightmares | Nathaniel Smith, MD, MPH, Director and State Health Officer, Arkansas Department of Health
August 21 Newborn Screening: 50 Years of Public Health Success | Patricia Scott, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, NCSN, Director, School Health, Nurse Specialist, Child and Adolescent Health, Arkansas Department of Health
August 14

Infection Control In Health Care Settings | Jeffery Levin, MD, MSPH, Senior Vice President for Clinical and Academic Affairs, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

August 7

Tobacco Use among Patients with Mental Health Disorders | Marc L. Steinberg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Associate Director, Addiction Psychiatry, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

August 7 Infectious Disease and Breastfeeding | Thomas Hale, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Research, Texas Tech University School of Medicine
July 31 A Sexual Health Framework for STD/HIV Management and Prevention | Edward Watson Hook, III, MD, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
July 24 Arkansas Innovations in Health System Transformation | Joe Thompson, MD, MPH, Arkansas Surgeon General
July 17 Practice Transformation within the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative | Pete M. Atkinson, MHA, Administrator, SAMA Healthcare Services
June 19 Designer Drugs and Their Impact on Families | Jeffery Moran, PhD, Branch Chief Environmental Chemistry, Arkansas Public Health Laboratory, Arkansas Department of Health
June 5 The Control of Pertussis: Successful Collaboration Between Clinicians, Schools, and Public Health Practitioners | Dirk Haselow, MD, PhD, MS, State Epidemiologist and Medical Director for Communicable Disease, Arkansas Department of Health, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
May 29 One Health: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Collaborations in Arkansas | Susan Weinstein, DVM, MPH, State Public Health Veterinarian, Arkansas Department of Health
May 22 Public Health and Viral Hepatitis | Naveen Patil, MD, MHSA, MA, Medical Director STI / HIV / Hepatitis C / TB Programs, Arkansas Department of Health
May 15 Farm to School: Building Community Food System Capacity in Arkansas | Amanda Philyaw Perez, MPH, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, Public Policy Center
May 1
Public Health, Free Speech and the Constitution | Kevin W. Ryan JD, MA, Associate Professor, Co-Director DrPH Program, Associate Dean for Professional Programs, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
April 24 Evidence Based Public Health: Using Data to Help Drive Decisions | Austin Porter, MPH, Trauma Registry Manager, Arkansas Department of Health
April 17 Public Health Aspects of Wastewater Reuse | Jeff Stone, PE, Director, Engineering Section, Arkansas Department of Health
April 10 Science and Public Health: Where the Twain Shall Meet? Namvar Zohoori, MD, MPH, PhD, Director - Center for Health Advancement, Director - Chronic Disease, Arkansas Department of Health
April 3 Health Care in Arkansas: As Seen and Chronicled in Picture Postcards in the Early 20th Century | Ray Hanley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
March 6 Bio-surveillance: Its Potential Impact on Public Health and the Public's Health | Micheal Knox, MS, MPH, Public Health Administrator, Office of Administration, Arkansas Department of Health