October 16, 2014

TRI, COPH Students Team Up to Conduct Survey of Community Health Needs

In August, the Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) joined a national collaborative effort which will help the TRI assess and better understand to the health needs of individuals living in Central Arkansas, as well as their interest in taking part in research. The TRI is one of…

TRI Helping UAMS Researchers Obtain Credentials for VHA Data

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) has established a mechanism that will help UAMS investigators obtain the credentials necessary to use Veterans Health Administration (VHA) data repositories in their research. The VHA is the United States’ largest integrated health care system with more than 1,700 sites of care, serving 8.76 million veterans each year. This integrated…

TRI Receives Grant to Expand UAMS Clinical Research Training

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) will expand clinical research training with support from a $75,000 supplemental award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). TRI will use the funding over the next six months to support the clinical research specialist program and expand curriculum and online training opportunities….

Funding Opportunities

This list of funding opportunities was updated Oct. 10 and includes a tab with archived funding opportunities that remain open.

October 4, 2014

Telehealth Pilot Awarded to UAMS, UAF Collaborators

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute (TRI) and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (UAF) have awarded $20,000 for a telehealth pilot research project led by Sarah Rhoads Kinder, Ph.D., D.N.P., an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her project is titled, “Postpartum Management…