September 6, 2018

UAMS Employees, It’s Time to Nominate Your Community Partners!

UAMS faculty and staff, here’s your chance to have UAMS recognize the work of your community partners! The Translational Research Institute (TRI) will host its sixth annual UAMS Community Partner Celebration on Nov. 16, 2018. This celebration recognizes the outstanding community partners that have helped make our various endeavors possible, whether it involves research, education and training, or services. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Please click the corresponding link(s) below to nominate your community partner!

The categories are:

Click the corresponding link(s) above to nominate your community partner.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Submit outstanding community based organizations (CBOs), community advisory boards (CABs), students and institutional partners that have provided invaluable expertise, guidance, and/or support to you on various projects. Patient advisory boards and councils will also be accepted.
  • Nonprofit CBOs that work with “groups of people affiliated by geographic proximity, special interest, or similar situations to address the well-being of those communities” will be recognized at this event.
  • CABs consist of community representatives who advise institutional representatives on issues that affect the public.
  • Institutional partners are defined as non-community based organizations such as state agencies, foundations, and other private organizations.

Only individuals from UAMS, ACH/ACHRI, and the VA are eligible to submit organizations for recognition.

How this works:

  • Submit you nomination by the submission deadline via the REDCap link above. Please contact the TRI CE team with any questions or if you need technical assistance.
  • Award nominees will be reviewed by impartial 3rd party reviewers.
  • Award winner will be recognized and announced at the Community Partner Celebration on November 16, 2018.
  • Additionally, the CE team will contact all nominees to invite them to the celebration and solicit pictures for of their organization that will be featured at the celebration.
  • Individuals may submit multiple nominees and for multiple categories.

Submissions are due October 5, 2018.

For more information contact Rachel Hale at, 501-526-6628.