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| LITTLE ROCK — The College of Medical Sciences (UAMS) School of Drugs named Teresa Hudson, Pharm.D., Ph.D., as assistant dean for well being providers analysis.
She joins Vice Dean Jessica Snowden, M.D., and Assistant Dean Paul Drew, Ph.D., on the school’s analysis management staff.
“We’re excited so as to add Dr. Hudson to our analysis management staff in School of Drugs,” mentioned Snowden. “Well being providers researchers study the entry to care, well being care prices and processes, and the outcomes of well being providers for people and populations. As such, this a part of our analysis portfolio is essential to enhancing the well being of all Arkansans and we’re trying ahead to having Dr. Hudson’s experience to assist us construct packages and analysis capability throughout our school.”
Hudson is a professor within the Division of Psychiatry and co-director of UAMS AR ConnectNOW within the Psychiatric Analysis Institute. She can also be affiliate director of the VA Well being Providers Analysis and Improvement Middle for Psychological Healthcare and Outcomes Analysis within the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS).
A pharmacist with a doctorate in well being techniques and providers analysis, Hudson’s work focuses on the supply of, and entry to, well being providers. Her earlier work examined entry to protected, high-quality drugs, disparities in entry to behavioral well being and substance abuse care, suicide prevention, and improvement and validation of high quality indicators for therapy of individuals with co-occurring psychological well being and substance use issues. Extra not too long ago, Hudson’s work has expanded to analyzing how medical marijuana impacts use of conventional well being care.
Hudson acquired her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Pharmacy from St. Louis School of Pharmacy. After finishing her pharmacy residency in grownup inside drugs on the Medical College of South Carolina, she joined the UAMS School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of pharmacy follow in 1991.
As she assumed roles with the CAVHS and shifted her focus to well being providers analysis, Hudson joined the School of Drugs Division of Psychiatry, initially as an teacher. She rose via the tutorial ranks and have become a professor in 2019. Hudson acquired her doctorate in well being techniques and providers analysis within the UAMS Graduate Faculty in 2015. She was named director of the Middle for Well being Providers Analysis that yr and held the place for seven years.
UAMS is the state’s solely well being sciences college, with schools of Drugs, Nursing, Pharmacy, Well being Professions and Public Well being; a graduate faculty; a hospital; a major campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide community of regional campuses; and 7 institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Most cancers Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Backbone & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Analysis Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Getting older, Translational Analysis Institute and Institute for Digital Well being & Innovation. UAMS contains UAMS Well being, a statewide well being system that encompasses all of UAMS’ scientific enterprise. UAMS is the one grownup Degree 1 trauma heart within the state. UAMS has 3,240 college students, 913 medical residents and fellows, and 5 dental residents. It’s the state’s largest public employer with greater than 11,000 staff, together with 1,200 physicians who present care to sufferers at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Kids’s, the VA Medical Middle and Baptist Well being. Go to www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Discover us on Fb, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.