July 17, 2014

Beatrice Boateng, Ph.D., Leads TRI Evaluation Program

Beatrice Boateng, Ph.D., an associate professor and director of the Office of Education in the Department of Pediatrics, has been named director of TRI’s Evaluation Program. As director, she will lead the tracking of TRI program activities and their progress. Boateng, also an adjunct at the UAMS Office of Global Health, is a member of…


July 15, 2014

Get Some Traction with Your Research Ideas

The Translational Research Institute is offering assistance to researchers through a series of TRI Research Forums. The forums, which will include a panel of research experts, are designed to help those who may have a good research idea but aren’t sure how to proceed and those who may need assistance with grant applications. For more…


July 7, 2014

UAMS TRI, UAF Announce Grants to Spur Telehealth Research

The UAMS Translational Research Institute and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (UAF) on Wednesday announced a research pilot program that targets telehealth. The one-year pilot awards are up to $15,000, with an additional $5,000 for projects that include a UAF collaborator. Letters of Intent are due by 5 p.m., July 7, 2014. Download the Request…


July 3, 2014

Health Literacy Expert to Lecture at TRI Grand Rounds July 15

Cliff Coleman, M.D., M.P.H., will present the next TRI Health Literacy Research Grand Rounds on July 15, 12:15 p.m., in the College of Public Health 8th floor auditorium, 8240. Coleman is a national expert in the field of health literacy. His teaching and research focus on workforce training to improve the clinical and public health…


Center for Distance Health Can Assist Your Telehealth Research

Are you interested in participating in TRI’s telehealth-focused pilot awards program (Letter of Intent due July 7, 2014)? The UAMS Center for Distance Health research team can help with your telehealth research by: Providing expertise on technical requirements and existing resources for your telehealth idea Connecting you with other telehealth researchers and experts to discuss…


Rusch, Aitken Named to TRI Leadership Posts

Nancy Rusch, Ph.D., has been named director of the Translational Research Institute’s (TRI) Education & Career Development Program. Rusch chairs the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the College of Medicine. Rusch has mentored medical and graduate students, research and clinical fellows, and junior faculty for more than 25 years, and received several mentoring and…


July 2, 2014

Get Some Traction with Your Research Ideas

The Translational Research Institute is offering assistance to researchers through a series of TRI Research Forums. The forums, which will include a panel of research experts, are designed to help those who may have a good research idea but aren’t sure how to proceed and those who may need assistance with grant applications. For more…


Funding Opportunities

This list of funding opportunities was updated June 27 and includes a tab with archived funding opportunities that remain open. It is compiled and updated every two weeks by the Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy in the College of Pharmacy.


July 1, 2014

Need Research Services? Email TRIservices@uams.edu

To help TRI better manage research-related requests and inquiries, the new Translational Research Services Center has its own email address: TRIservices@uams.edu. Overseen by Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., C.C.R.P., C.C.R.C., C.C.R.A., this email portal will help TRI streamline some of the workflow and ensure that researchers get the help they need when they need it. As…