January 31, 2017

UAMS Graduates 29 Certified Research Specialists

Graduates pictured, front l-r: Kathleen Hicks, Susan Goolsby and Patricia Gminski Middle: Ashley Funderburg, Miranda Yelvington, Pamela Christie, Veronica Overton, Ashley Block and Matthew Kovak Back: Austin Lovenstein, Paul Griffiths, Edith Paal, Vernon Sincere Jr, Lisa McIntosh and Makethia Curtis.

Twenty-nine UAMS research professionals received Certified Research Specialist (CRS) certificates at a graduation ceremony on Jan. 27. The graduation followed training that occurred in 2016. The CRS program, managed by the Office of Research Compliance, requires that participants maintain Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Human Subjects Research training, complete 28 hours of relevant coursework, and…

January 27, 2017

Entrepreneurship Series Begins Today, Expands to Other CTSA Institutions

Amy Hester, Ph.D., R.N., will be the first presenter for this year’s Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Seminar Series.

The 2017 Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Seminar Series begins Feb. 1, with UAMS’ Amy Hester, Ph.D., R.N., director of Nursing Research and Innovation, speaking from 5 – 6 p.m. at the Reynolds Institute on Aging, Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium.  Hester will present “Innovating in Healthcare: Idea Formation to Revenue Generation and Everything in Between.” Hester’s research…

January 5, 2017

Congratulations to Our Yeti Winners!


UAMS’ Youzhong Yuan, M.D., Ph.D., in the Department of Pathology, was our third and final Yeti Tumbler winner in drawings  to celebrate UAMS Profiles’ recent system upgrade and first anniversary. Kandi Stallings-Archer, M.D., won a Yeti Tumbler in our second drawing, and Jonathan Goree, M.D., was our first winner.  Profiles is a networking tool designed to…

January 3, 2017

Research Highlighted in 2016 UAMS Achievements


UAMS saw numerous achievements in 2016, including in research. The year was highlighted by a $41.8 million NIH award to oversee a 17-site pediatric clinical trial network that will provide medically underserved and rural children access to clinical studies on the effect of environmental influences on early development.  Read more: http://bit.ly/2hKc71W