Psychiatric Research Institute


April 18, 2019

UAMS Addiction Training Program Awarded $2.1 Million

Tim Taylor

LITTLE ROCK — The Addiction Research Training Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was recently awarded $2.1 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to renew the program another five years. The award marks the second time the program has been renewed by NIDA, part of the National Institutes…


March 4, 2019

UAMS Couples Seminar to be Held March 26-April 16

Tim Taylor

The Couples Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is holding a four-part series designed to help couples of all ages revive their relationship and gain a better understanding of the issues they face throughout the length of their partnership. The relationship enrichment series will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 26…


November 6, 2018

G. Richard Smith, M.D., Named Chairman of UAMS Department of Psychiatry

Tim Taylor

G. Richard Smith

LITTLE ROCK — G. Richard Smith, M.D., has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and director of UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute. Smith served as chairman of the Department of Psychiatry from 2001 to 2013, during which he oversaw the…


September 27, 2018

UAMS to Offer Depression Screenings on Oct. 11 at No Cost

Linda Haymes

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will be offering free screenings for depression Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UAMS Medical Center lobby gallery for anyone age 18 and older. No registration is necessary. The screenings are being held in conjunction with National Depression Screening Day. They are sponsored…