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 several national pediatrics committees and collaboratives, including the Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative (PMAC), which was created this year by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD), and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).

Since joining UAMS in 2007, Boateng has served on a number of education related task forces and committees in the College of Medicine. She has earned numerous awards, including Educator of the Year in 2010 and 2012 in the Department of Pediatrics, the Dean’s Educational Incentive Award in 2012 and 2013, and the 2013 UAMS Educational Technology Excellence Award.