December 19, 2018

Congratulations to the Fall 2018 Triple Aim Project Proposal Winners!

And the Fall 2018 Triple Aim Project Winners are…..

1st place: Operation Heart – Team 2!
The student team consisted of:
Cody Timmerman, COM
Hunter Bane, COM
Aaron Mullen, CHP/PA
Kaitlin Wood, COP
Adrienne Golden, CON
Ann Fitzhugh, COP
Their facilitators were: Dr. Eddie Dunn and Dr. Kat Neill (COP)

Their project titled “Cuts N’ Cuff” offered ideas to provide alternative means of hypertension screening to an at-risk population as well as provide them with information on the importance of treatment of hypertension. 

2nd place was a tie!
The two winning teams are Mental Health Awareness – Team 3 and Oral Health – Team 1.

Mental Health Awareness – Team 3 consisting of:
Jen Shaver, CHP/PA
Geoff Loux, COP
Shelby Wall, COP
Gisele Moran, COM
James Harter, COM
Moriah Holloway, COM
Their faculty facilitator was Dr. Purushottam Thapa (COM)

 Their project title was “Increasing Mental Health Awareness in Training Medical Professionals” and their goal was to increase awareness of mental illness among graduate students in the health sciences.

Oral Health -Team 1 team members were:
Emily Riley, COM
Santiago Gonzalez, COM
Autumn Stice, COP
Kaylen Welter, CHP/PA
Their faculty facilitators was Ms. Jennifer Stane (CHP/DH)

Their project titled “Reducing Early Childhood Caries by Education of UAMS Student Healthcare Providers Through an IPE Fluoride Varnish Certification Program” aimed to increase UAMS IPE requirement opportunities for students and the number of UAMS graduates with fluoride varnish application certification.

Winners can stop by the IPE office (RAHN 1210) to collect their certificates and prizes. 1st place receives a stainless steel UAMS tumbler, the 2nd place tie winners can choose between a UAMS t-shirt or a stainless steel UAMS water bottle!

Congratulations to ALL the teams who participated. Every year the competition gets fiercer because the teams are producing top-notch projects. We also want to thank all the facilitators and judges who helped make this Triple Aim Project activity such a success. THANK YOU!