Robin Liston, M.P.H., Joins UAMS Translational Research Institute as Executive Director

By David Robinson

Liston was previously assistant administrative director at Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Kansas City, Kansas.

As executive director, Liston oversees all TRI staff and services to UAMS researchers and will serve as a liaison to the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsor for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program.

“After an extensive search with many excellent candidates, we are excited to have Robin as part of our team,” said TRI Director Laura James, M.D. “Robin’s diverse skillset developed over the last 18 years in research management helped set her apart. Her proven leadership within a CTSA Program will ensure the highest degree of efficiency and professionalism in our delivery of resources and services to all UAMS-affiliated investigators.”

The Translational Research Institute is supported by NIH/NCATS CTSA UL1 TR003107.