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    TRI Names Five Implementation Science Scholars

    November 7, 2019

    The Translational Research Institute (TRI) and the Center for Implementation Research (CIR) have selected five UAMS/ACH clinical faculty as UAMS’ first class of Implementation Science Scholars. Using the principles of implementation science, CIR faculty will guide the scholars through 10 didactic sessions per year and provide oversight and mentoring for their experiential implementation science projects.…

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    Test Post

    November 7, 2019

    Johnathan Goree, M.D., Assistant Professor and Director, Division of Chronic Pain, Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, UAMS; “Implementation of Safe Post-operative Opioid Prescribing at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences”   Jonathon Goree Johnathan Goree, M.D., Assistant Professor and Director, Division of Chronic Pain, Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, UAMS; “Implementation of Safe Post-operative Opioid Prescribing at University of…

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    The October TRIbune Is Here

    October 23, 2019

    In this month's TRIbune newsletter, we feature the recent success of Pearl McElfish, Ph.D., MBA, in acquiring multiple national awards. McElfish and her The TRIbune - October 2019 team are testing a promising intervention to address the diabetes crisis in the Marshallese community of northwest Arkansas. In recent months she has been awarded more than…

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    Showcase Affirms Maturity of Community-Engaged Research at UAMS

    October 4, 2019

    Kate Stewart, M.D., M.P.H., was smiling as she gestured toward the room packed with community engagement-themed research posters at the Sept. 25 Kate Stewart, M.D., M.P.H., led attendees through survey questions about community-engaged research that they answered on their smartphones, providing instant results. UAMS Showcase of Medical Discoveries. “Community-engaged research has grown a lot in…

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    TRI’s Jenkins Installed as SOCRA President

    October 1, 2019

    Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., CCRP, CCRA, CCRC, TRI Executive Director, was installed as president of the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) during a Sept. 27 ceremony in San Antonio, Texas. Jenkins led the establishment of the Arkansas chapter of SOCRA and is a past chair. SOCRA  chapters offer no-cost clinical research continuing education to…

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    Researchers Discover Services and Opportunities at First UAMS Research Expo

    September 16, 2019

    The UAMS Research Expo was a new experience for Yuet-Kin “Ricky” Leung, Ph.D., and one that will help get his research on solid footing as a new faculty member. Nancy Gray, Ph.D., (right, front) president of BioVentures LLC, helped visitors to her booth understand the services BioVentures provides to UAMS researchers. “I’ve never seen this…

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    UAMS Offering Research Leadership Training to Community-Based Organizations

    September 3, 2019

    Community-based organizations are invited to apply for a new research leadership training program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) that includes seed funding for community projects. Applications are due by Oct. 14, 2019, for the Community Partners Educated as Arkansas Research Leaders (CPEARL) Program, supported by the UAMS Translational Research Institute. Up…

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    TRI Names Five Pilot Awardees

    August 26, 2019

    Five UAMS faculty have received pilot awards in research targeting the health challenges of rural and underrepresented populations. The one-year awards of up to $50,000 each were made possible through the UAMS Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and are being administered by the TRI. Below are the awardees and their research project titles: Sara…

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