UAMS Community Health & Research is leading the way to improve health outcomes for all. We seek to identify and understand health needs through research and programs and work to create an environment where every person has access to their best health.
A highly successful and productive research office with a team of more than 150 full-time staff and investigators, Community Health and Research leads a variety of community-engaged research and programs focused Disease Prevention & Management, Family Wellness, Health Access & Navigation, Healthy Food Systems, and Equitable Evaluation.
The pioneering work of the office has established a nationally-recognized presence in northwest Arkansas, engaging in innovative collaborations with regional, statewide and national organizations dedicated to eliminating health disparities and improving health outcomes for all.
Research That Makes a Difference
Disease Prevention & Management
The Disease Prevention & Management team engages with the community to better understand and address significant health issues that exist.Disease Prevention & Management
The Family Wellness team provides and connects individuals and families to health services available in the community.Family Wellness
Health Access & Navigation
The Health Access & Navigation team works with partners to create and improve access to resources, healthy foods, health care, and safe places for physical activity for all.Health Access & Navigation
Healthy Food Systems
Through multiple programs, the Healthy Food Systems team works with schools and community organizations to ensure that everyone has access to healthy food.Healthy Food Systems
The Community-Engaged Evaluation Center exists to ensure our research is measurable and effective for communities throughout Arkansas.Coming Soon
The Center for Pacific Islander Health
The Center for Pacific Islander Health is a multi-disciplinary center focusing on research, community programs, training, and policy.Center for Pacific Islander Health
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