December 13, 2016

‘Medicine with Moursi’ Addresses Question

In this video from KATV in Little Rock, a viewer of “Medicine with Moursi’” is thinking about joining the volunteer participant registry, but he has a couple of questions. UAMS’ Mohammed Moursi, M.D., chief of vascular surgery, has the answers.  

November 29, 2016

Nov/Dec TRIbune Now Available

November/December TRIbune newsletter

If new biomedical discoveries are like gold, to borrow the metaphor used by UAMS’ Meredith Zozus, Ph.D., the prospecting days are fast coming to an end. But fear not; the November/December TRIbune newsletter features exciting new and forthcoming biomedical informatics strategies to help ensure that UAMS researchers continue to find “gold.” This issue also includes a…

TRI Recognizes UAMS’ Community Partners at Celebration Dinner

Naomi Cottoms received the Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award

The UAMS Translational Research Institute honored UAMS’ many Arkansas community partners Nov. 18 with its fourth annual Community Partner Celebration. During the event at the Centre at University Park in Little Rock, Naomi Cottoms, executive director of Tri County Rural Health Network (Tri County), accepted the first Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award on behalf of…

November 7, 2016

TRI Issues Call for Pilot Award Applications

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) has issued its 2017 Pilot Award Program request for applications (RFA).  This RFA seeks proposals for translational biomedical informatics approaches that examine rural health and health care issues. The awards are $50,000 maximum and have a one-year time limit.  Note that TRI has restructured its Pilot Program to align with the priorities…

November 1, 2016

GCP Training Required by Jan. 1, 2017

Amy Jo Jenkins, with Lawrence Cornett, Ph.D., presented about the GCP training requirement during the monthly RESIN meeting.

On Sept. 16, 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its Policy on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training for NIH Awardees Involved in NIH-Funded Clinical Trials.  This policy applies to NIH-funded investigators and site staff who are responsible for the conduct, management and oversight of NIH-funded clinical trials.  An NIH Clinical Trial is defined…

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


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, where you’ll find the UAMS Profiles link. If you have any questions, issues, or general feedback, please email the Profiles team at

October 6, 2016

Help TRI Recognize Our UAMS Community Partners!


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…

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