October 27, 2016

Get Plugged in with Profiles Plug-In!

The UAMS Profiles newsletter, Profiles Plug-In, Volume 2, introduces users to the updated version of the Profiles website. TRI has dramatically improved the look and feel of the site. You’ll also learn how faculty information in Profiles is being used by the UAMS Integrated Clinical Enterprise (ICE) to help create its quarterly scorecard report.  …


October 18, 2016

TRI Seeks Early-Career Researchers Interested in Becoming Grant Reviewers

TRI is looking for early-career investigators at UAMS/ACRI/CAVHS who are interested in participating in mentored grant reviews. This learning opportunity will include mentored reviews of TRI-sponsored pilot awards and KL2 Scholar awards along with independent training utilizing NIH resources. If you are interested, please submit this brief form. After collecting names through the end of…


October 13, 2016

UAMS Staff Recognized by International Group for Research Education Efforts

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For a record fifth year in a row, the Arkansas chapter of the international Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) has been recognized for ensuring the highest quality research by providing the most continuing education hours of any chapter. The annual Chapter Chairperson Recognition Award was presented to Carrie Chiaro, M.P.H., C.C.R.P., from the UAMS…


TRI Launches UAMS Profiles Site Upgrade

The UAMS Profiles website received a significant upgrade Oct. 16 to improve user experience. Profiles, a faculty networking tool, can be accessed through the TRI webpageTRI.uams.edu, where you’ll find the UAMS Profiles link. If you have any questions, issues, or general feedback, please email the Profiles team at TRIservices@uams.edu.


October 6, 2016

Help TRI Recognize Our UAMS Community Partners!

Community

The Translational Research Institute is seeking nominations from faculty and staff for its fourth annual UAMS Community Partner Celebration on Nov. 18. This celebration recognizes the outstanding community partners that have helped make our various endeavors possible, whether it involves research, education and training, or services. Get the details and submit your community partner nominees here! See…


‘Dos & Don’ts of Community Engagement’ Workshop for Researchers

Onie Norman, a UAMS community partner, helped develop the Dos and Don'ts workshop.

A new workshop on the Dos and Don’ts of Community Engagement is being offered to researchers, students and staff, Oct. 18, 1 – 5 p.m., College of Public Health, G232. The workshop was developed by the Translational Research Institute, College of Public Health and UAMS’ community partners. The workshop will include simulation and role reversal,…


First UAMS Community Scientist Academy Graduates 17

Community Scientist Academy graduates along with UAMS faculty and staff are (l-r): Camille Hart (staff), Charles Moore (back), Carl Farr, Sarah Facen, David Miller (back), Pat Kissire, Virginia Wilhelm, Nicki Spencer (staff), Willie Wade (back), Onie Norman, Larry Taylor, Marvin Hayenga (back), Sylvia Halliburton, Mary Aitken (faculty), Kate Stewart (faculty), Esther Dixon, David Robinson (staff) and Kimberly Moore. (Not pictured: Marilyn Bailey-Jefferson, Freeman McKindra, Suzanne Overgaard and Joy Rockenbach)

Seventeen Arkansans were recently recognized for their participation in the first UAMS Community Scientist Academy. The UAMS Translational Research Institute piloted the academy to help citizens better understand how research is done at UAMS and to prepare them for bigger roles as volunteers. A second Community Scientist Academy is being planned for spring 2017. The…