The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) recently named two UAMS faculty as Data Scholars for 2021. The TRI Data Scholars Program supports UAMS faculty in learning and applying the principles and methods of data analytics and data sciences to inform clinical practice and policy. Scholars will pursue formal course work in addition to receiving mentoring during their science-focused research project.
The scholars and their project titles are:
Melanie MacNicol, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences; “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Identify the Role and Regulation of Pituitary Function in Mediating Appropriate Responses to Metabolic Signals”
Michail Mavros, M.D., Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Surgical Oncology; “Extended Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Cancer Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery: Clinical Outcomes and Barriers to Implementation”
TRI data scholars receive 20% salary support, reimbursement for tuition and fees up to $5,000 per year, and mentoring support.