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    First UAMS Digital Health Conference a Hit for Researchers, Providers

    December 10, 2018

    Nearly everyone in the audience raised their hand when Curtis Lowery, M.D., asked if they used their smartphones for banking or making purchases. In welcoming UAMS’ first Digital Health Carolyn Greene, Ph.D., asks a question during the conference Conference on Nov. 30, he told the 80-plus attendees the health care industry has been frustratingly slower…

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    November-December TRIbune

    November 26, 2018

    The November–December TRIbune newsletter features the unique community engaged research of Keneshia Bryant-Moore, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC. Bryant-Moore, a TRI KL2 Scholar graduate, has secured five Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) awards. The funding supports her research in partnership with faith leaders to address depression and other health issues in underserved populations. We also highlight the work of Andrew…

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    Chancellor’s Community Partner Award Goes to Better Community Development Inc.

    November 20, 2018

    Better Community Development Inc. (BCD), which has a 25-year history of collaboration with UAMS, received the Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award at the UAMS Translational Research Institute Community Partner Celebration. UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, and TRI Director Laura James, M.D., presented the award to the Rev. William H. Robinson, Deborah Bell and Arlene…

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    Ten Graduate from UAMS/TRI Community Scientist Academy

    November 15, 2018

    Researcher Tiffany Haynes, Ph.D., threw down the gauntlet for the 10 graduates of the UAMS Community Scientist Academy. “You can’t stop here,” Haynes, assistant professor in the UAMS College of Public Health, said in her keynote speech. She urged the group at their Oct. 30 graduation to share their experience in the academy on social…

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    Amputation Pain Study at UAMS Enrolling Participants

    November 15, 2018

    People with frequent and recurring pain from an amputated leg are being enrolled in a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research study of a device designed to reduce Erika Peterson, M.D., implanted the device in the thigh of Jared Jackson's amputated leg. amputation pain. Led at UAMS by Erika Petersen, M.D., a neurosurgeon…

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    View Recording of ‘Revised Common Rule Overview’ Presentation

    November 1, 2018

    If you missed the ‘Revised Common Rule Overview,’ you can now view a recording of the Oct. 30 presentation by UAMS IRB Director Jennifer Holland, J.D., and IRB Program Manager Edith Paal, M.S.Journ., MPH. View it on UAMS Blackboard Collaborate.

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    Digital Health Conference Nov. 30

    November 1, 2018

    UAMS' first Digital Health Conference will be Friday, Nov. 30, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at Reynolds Institute on Aging. View the agenda. There is no charge for attendance but you must register. Space is limited, so Register Now. Hear from leaders in the field how emerging digital technologies, such as mobile apps, wearable biomonitors, predictive…

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    UAMS Staff Recognized by International Group for Research Education Efforts

    October 19, 2018

    For a record seventh year in a row, the Arkansas chapter of the international Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) has been recognized for ensuring the highest quality research by providing the most continuing education hours of any chapter. The annual Chapter Chairperson Recognition Award was presented to Carrie Chiaro, M.P.H., C.C.R.P., from the UAMS…

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