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.

The TRI “Pathfinders” are an interdisciplinary group of advisers available to assist students and faculty in identifying appropriate mentors and outlining academic and career development plans.

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

Robert McGehee, Jr., Ph.D. | Biography


Brittany Hudson
Program Coordinator


The Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grants UL1TR000039 and KL2TR000063. The CTSA program is led by the NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The content of this website is solely the responsibility of UAMS and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.

All publications, patents, projects, etc., resulting from the utilization of TRI resources are required to credit the TRI grant by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgment and must comply with NIH Public Access Policy.