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November 14, 2017

TRI Names Four Implementation Science Pilot Awardees

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has approved research pilot study awards for four researchers totaling $200,000. The annual awards of up to $50,000 each are made to projects with the strongest likelihood of leading to improved health and health care. This is the first year TRI has offered awards for pilots focused on implementation…

September 5, 2017

UAMS Center for Implementation Research Featured in First of Its Kind Special Issue

Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy has released its “Special Issue on Implementation Science.” Co-edited by Dr. Geoffrey Curran, UAMS College of Pharmacy Director of Center for Implementation Research and Professor, the special issue features multiple faculty authors. This special issue is dated September-October 2017, volume 13, issue 5. Access journal to read more >

August 16, 2017

UAMS Study Finds Day-Supply of Prescribed Opioids Most Decisive Factor in Likelihood of Long-Term Use

The single biggest factor determining whether a patient is likely to use opioids long term may be the number of days’ supply initially prescribed, according to a study by UAMS researchers. “Compared to someone prescribed two days versus seven days, that person with a seven-day supply is twice as likely to be using opioids in…