Research Services and Support – Project Support Unit

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) Project Support Unit (PSU) provides services for all types of human-based research studies including investigator initiated studies receiving grant or pilot funding and industry sponsored studies. Housed administratively within the PSU is the Clinical Trials Innovation Unit (CTIU), designed to fast track multi-site clinical trials. The PSU is made up of two teams: the Research Finance Team (RFT) and the Clinical Research Team (CRT). Together, the RFT and CRT provide a wide range of services to help investigators efficiently conduct human-based research studies. Learn more at our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

PSU Mailing Address
Translational Research Institute
Attn: Project Support Unit
Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, 5th Floor
501 Jack Stephens Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information
TRI Request Services email 
PSU/CTIU Phone: 501-526-7665
TRI Phone: 501-614-2287

TRI’s Project Support Unit/Clinical Trials Innovation Unit is on the 5th floor of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute on the UAMS campus. To reach the unit from I-630, take the Pine/Cedar Street exit and go north on Pine Street. Turn left at Entrance 3 onto Capitol Avenue. Parking 3 is the nearest parking deck to the unit and is located on Capitol Avenue. Level 3A of this parking deck leads directly into the 2nd floor of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute building. Take the elevators to the 5th floor. Please bring your parking ticket to your appointment for validation.

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Program Leadership

Owens Alison Oliveto, Ph.D.
Young Jonathan Young
Senior Project Manager