April 28, 2016

New UAMS Profiles Landing Page Orients Visitors

TRI is continuing to make refinements to UAMS Profiles’ functionality. As an example, TRI recently redesigned the Profiles “landing page” to help visitors become oriented before diving into their search for collaborators. This update summarizes Profiles’ key features and links, such as its new training manual and link to potential collaborators nationally. The page also includes a…

April 19, 2016

New UAMS Website Helps Arkansans Volunteer for Research


Arkansans are now able to volunteer for research studies through a new website developed by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute. Called ARresearch.org, the website announced today gives Arkansans a place to sign up if they want to be contacted about UAMS studies that are enrolling participants. There are more…

April 4, 2016

Serious About Service

TRI Director Laura James, M.D., and TRI Leadership Council members Mary Aitken, M.D., and Paula Roberson, Ph.D., discuss an exercise during Lean training.

TRI Embraces ‘Lean’ Concepts to Improve Efficiency At UAMS, translational research starts with TRI. Inherent in the term translational is TRI’s duty to provide researchers efficient access to an array of research services. Two years ago, TRI introduced TRIservices@uams.edu, an email address for researchers to send requests for UAMS’ research services. This services portal system…

NIH Health Literacy Grant Has Roots in TRI Support


UAMS’ Kristie Hadden, Ph.D., learned this month that she is receiving a four-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Starting in April, she will use the funds to test a diabetes education and health literacy program in patient-centered medical homes at UAMS regional centers across Arkansas. Hadden, director of the UAMS…

Nationally Acclaimed Implementation Science Expert to Lecture at UAMS

Mark Bauer, M.D.

Harvard Medical School’s Mark Bauer, M.D., a national leader in research design and facilitating models of implementation, will be the visiting lecturer April 11, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., COPH, 8/240. His presentation is “Applying Implementation Science Concepts in Real-World Studies.”