Arkansas Cancer Coalition

ACC Quarterly Meeting (online)

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Date(s) - May 12, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Register now for the ACC Quarterly Meeting on May 12th.

 

Please join us for the ACC Quarterly Meeting on Tuesday, May 12, at 10:00AM! This meeting will be held online due to COVID-19. The agenda is below.

 

If you would like to attend, please use the conference information provided below. If you are on a computer, just click the link.

Meeting number: 627 649 841

Password: S3RrPbmud34 (73777268 from phones and video systems)

https://arkansascancercoalition.my.webex.com/arkansascancercoalition.my/j.php?MTID=m0f30c363f269c28a8fed232326ecd1af

 

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+1-510-338-9438 USA Toll

Access code: 627 649 841

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Meet our speaker:

Dr. Bala – Arkansas Department of Health

Appathurai Balamurugan, MD, DrPH, MPH, FAAFP (or Dr. Bala as he prefers to be called) is a licensed board-certified Family and Preventive Medicine Physician and an epidemiologist. After completing his medical school, he completed a family medicine residency at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas, and earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD). He completed a Fellowship at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Preventive Medicine Residency and Fellowship Program (Population Health in Place Training Program). He obtained a Master of Public Health with emphasis in Epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He further obtained a Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) with emphasis in Health Policy and Epidemiology from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. He was awarded the Degree of Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP).

Dr. Balamurugan serves as the State Chronic Disease Director and the Medical Director for the Chronic Disease and Tobacco Branch at the Arkansas Department of Health. In this capacity, he provides clinical oversight and leadership to chronic disease programs such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, nutrition, physical activity, and tobacco across the state through Arkansas Department of Health’s 94 Local Health Units. He also serves as an Associate Director for Science for the Center for Health Advancement, one of the 5 centers at the Arkansas Department of Health. Additionally, he serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at UAMS Family Medical Center clinic where he provides clinical care to patients and teaches medical students and residents. He also serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Epidemiology in UAMS College of Public Health.

He is widely published with over 42 peer-reviewed publications, both in national and internationally reputed journals, and serves in the editorial board of the Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society, and Public Health Open Access journal. He currently serves as the Vice President for the American Academy of Family Physicians, Arkansas Chapter. He has obtained numerous awards for his work, including the Director’s “Service in Science” award for his contribution to Arkansas Department of Health; was honored as “Chronic Disease Champion” by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD); “Physician Volunteer of the Year” award for his voluntary work at the Harmony Health Clinic which serves the uninsured and underinsured residents of Central Arkansas; and “Excellence in Community Service” award from Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson for his work in Arkansas recently.

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28 Sep
Sep 28, 2022 - Sep 29, 2022    
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Center for Research, Health & Social Justice will present the Community Health Impact Conference, this virtual event [...]
08 Oct
Oct 08, 2022    
All Day
Pink Out Day and Pink Pancake Breakfast 10/08/22 First National Bank of Tom Bean 301 North Hervey St. Hope, AR 71801 Breakfast, Booths, Survivor Stories, [...]
08 Oct
Oct 08, 2022    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3rd Annual Breast Cancer/Domestic Violence Walk 10/08/22 9am-1pm Will meet at Forrest City Fire Department 300 Garland St. Forrest City, AR 72335 *No Registration Required*
14 Oct
Oct 14, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022    
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Arkansas Cancer Coalition will be in full swing with our inflatable 16' Mega Lung and 16' Mega Colon. Our mission is to bring the [...]
15 Oct
Oct 15, 2022    
8:00 am - 11:00 am
“More Than Pink” 2K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 15, 2022. 8am at Riverfront Park Drive. Register Here
19 Oct
Oct 19, 2022    
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
City on the Move Lunch & Learn: Cancer FAQS and education The City of Little Rock wellness program is promoting breast cancer awareness for the [...]
20 Oct
Oct 20, 2022    
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Cervical Cancer Task Force meeting is on October 20, from 4:30-5:30 PM via Zoom. Agenda and Zoom link TBA. About BreastCare is managed by [...]
25 Oct
Oct 25, 2022    
10:30 am
Women’s Health Education Event 10/25/22 Fort Smith Crisis Intervention Center 5603 S. 14th St. Fort Smith, AR 72901 BreastCare will be there providing education and [...]
28 Oct
Oct 28, 2022    
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
The virtual 26th Annual Family Medicine Update with Tobacco & Disease Symposium offers up to 18 hours of content including obesity, monkeypox, pulmonary hypertension, opioids [...]
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