Advice & Consulation

The Translational Research Institute’s (TRI) professional staff helps clinical and translational research investigators and their staff navigate the research infrastructure of TRI’s Hub sites: the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) main campus, UAMS Northwest Campus, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and its Research Institute, and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. Investigators are encouraged to contact TRI for assistance or questions at the “Request Services” button below.


  • Assess researchers’ needs
  • Guide and connect researchers to available resources
  • Facilitate progress of translational research from conception to analysis and implementation
  • Break down barriers to facilitate research

“Kudos to Amy Jo Jenkins who organized an internal review for the RO1 proposal. The TRI put together a highly qualified team to review the proposal and they gave excellent feedback and suggestions on how to improve the proposal.” – survey respondent, 2015 Quality of TRI Services Report.

Program Leadership

Jenkins_Amy_Jo Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., C.C.R.P., C.C.R.C., C.C.R.A.
TRSC Administrator