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 & 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.
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Together, for a Better State of Health
Our team works with individuals, organizations, schools, and communities to create a better state of health for all people. Learn more about our community-based programs by clicking the links below.
Community Health Workers
Community Health Workers (CHWs) are available to help individuals navigate and access their health care.Community Health Workers
Mobile Health Clinics
Our team provides free mobile health screenings and COVID-19 vaccinations across the state. Click here to see where we’re headed next.Mobile Health Calendar
Our trained Community Health Workers provide and connect individuals and families to health services through our Healthy Start, Fatherhood FIRE and CenteringPregnancy programs.Family Wellness
Healthy Food Systems
We work with schools and community partners to increase access to healthy, nutritious foods for all people.Healthy Food Systems