Education & Career Development

The Research Education, Training and Career Development program provides resources for community partners, graduate and medical students, and junior faculty across all colleges.  Our goal is to attract outstanding students and faculty members to clinical and translational research careers, and provide them the guidance and tools required to be successful, independent investigators.

Educational Opportunities
TRI is building a collaborative educational infrastructure to ensure integration of basic, clinical and community sciences.

Funded Training
TRI provides funded career development training to promote professional skills that enhance scientific productivity and leadership.

Diversity Initiatives

TRI is working to expand the number and diversity of students, trainees and faculty engaged in biomedical science and research disciplines.

Program Leadership

Mary Aitken, M.D., M.P.H. | Biography
Co-Director
aitkenmarye@uams.edu
501-364-2716
Robert McGehee, Jr., Ph.D. | Biography
Co-Director
rem@uams.edu
501-603-1998
John “Mick” Tilford, Ph.D. | Biography
Co-Director
tilfordmickj@uams.edu
501-526-6642

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Brittany Hudson
Program Coordinator
behudson@uams.edu
501-526-7669