August 16, 2019

DFPM-RED Featured in Upcoming Research Showcase

DFPM-RED will present two posters in UAMS Research’s upcoming Showcase of Medical Discoveries. The September showcase will focus on community-based research and both posters will feature DFPM-RED‘s work with HIV education and prevention in Arkansas. The showcase event will be held Wednesday, September 25th and DFPM-RED will present the following research-based posters:

HIV Education among Men in a Treatment Setting

Sockwell, L., Marks, B. (2019, May)

Healthy Love is a 3-4 hour class to motivate men to practice safe sex lifestyles. This class was administered as part of educational training for the male clients of the Better Community Development Center Substance Use Recovery program. This study reveals the outcomes of this educational class and the impact it had compacting the need to address the rise in HIV/AIDS cases of African American men in the state of Arkansas.

Passion Project’s Additional Health Resources build Positive Outcomes in Women Substance Use Disorder Clients

Vaughn, K., Sockwell, L., Crone, C. (2019, May)

The Passion Project is a grant created to address the health care needs of women entering the Better Community Development Center Substance Use Recovery program. This study reveals the outcomes of this project and the impact it had compacting the need to address the rise in HIV/AIDS cases of African American, the lack of mental health needs, availability of health screening, and barriers of links to care for women in the state of Arkansas.


About the Showcase of Medical Discoveries

The Showcase for Medical Discoveries is a wine and cheese reception featuring UAMS investigators discussing their research and discoveries. The series’ goals include fostering communication and collaboration between investigators as well as increasing campus-wide awareness of exciting research areas.

The next Showcase is scheduled for September 25, 2019 and will focus on Community-based research.