Psychiatric Research Institute
The UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute is one of only nine facilities of its kind in the United States, offering services such as outpatient clinics, inpatient care, research and educational space in one state-of-the-art structure designed to treat thousands of patients each year.
Our five-story, 110,000 square-foot building offers inpatient and outpatient services, with 40 beds dedicated to psychiatric patients. The Walker Family Clinic is home to the majority of our institute’s outpatient clinics, including individual, group and family therapies utilizing evidence-based practice techniques for mental health and addictive diseases.
Our patients have access to some of the most experienced psychiatrists in the state. Attending physicians have an average of more than 10 years of experience and also will continue to integrate the cutting-edge research being done at our UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute in the Dierks Translational Research Laboratory.
Specialty programs currently include the Chemical Dependency Outpatient Program, Neuropsychology Service, the Eating Disorder Clinic, Disruptive Behavior Disorders Program and Developmental Disorders Program. Our institute also houses a 3 Tesla MRI machine dedicated to mental health research and treatment. This provides researchers, clinicians and patients with the most up-to-date technology in understanding the functions and illnesses of the brain.
Please contact us to learn more about how the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute can be of service to you.
Maps and Directions
4301 W. Markham St., Slot 554
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205