At a Glance Latinx and Marshallese families in Northwest Arkansas have been disproportionally affected by Covid-19. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has leveraged existing community partnerships created through the CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant to support and coordinate the establishment of two pantries. The pantries are posed […]
Community Health and Research
At a Glance In 2019 the Reach Out and Connect (ROaC) team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences partnered with the Northwest Arkansas (NWA) Breastfeeding Coalition to revitalize and expand the coalition to strengthen breastfeeding throughout Northwest Arkansas. The technical assistance provided to the coalition has increased attendance at coalition meetings, expanded the […]
At a Glance UAMS Northwest Community Health and Research, with funding from the Walmart Foundation, is partnering with the Arkansas Community Foundation to provide rapid response grants at a range of levels for organizations, school districts, and more to address increased food insecurity in Northwest Arkansas due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this program, Community […]
Litha Ralpho ej juõn eo im ekar jino jerbal ilo UAMS Office Of Community Health and Research eo ilo allõñ in September eo, juõn eo im elab an mõnono im konaan jiban jukjukin bed eo ilo an jerbal ippen Healthy Start team eo. Einwot juõn Care Coordinator ñan Jined ilo Kobo Healthy Start program eo, […]
N̄an jeje ko ilo kajin Majōl, jibed ijiō Litha Ralpho began working at the UAMS Office of Community Health and Research in September, bringing a strong, personal desire to help her community to the Healthy Start team. As a care coordinator for the Jined ilo Kobo Healthy Start program, Litha’s role is to reach out […]
The Jined Ilo Kobo Healthy Start Program at the UAMS Office of Community Health and Research is proud to announce a new partnership with the Family Network to provide home visiting services for at-risk Marshallese families in Northwest Arkansas. Family Network a home-based prenatal and parenting education program accredited by Healthy Families America, which is […]
Looking for new career opportunities? Want to separate yourself from others in health care professions? UAMS is again offering free Community Health Worker training, March 7 -9. Registration is required and you must attend the full session.