Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

Contact Us

Media Requests

We can assist you with background information, discuss story ideas, answer questions and/or identify subject experts for interviews. To arrange an interview with a member of ACHI staff, including Dr. Joe Thompson our Director, call or email:

Mary-Lee Smith
Director of Communications
mwsmith@uams.edu, (501) 526-2244


Speaking Requests

Please click here to submit a speaking request for an ACHI staff member to speak at an event.

If you have any questions, you can also call (501) 526-2244.


BMI Data Entry Support for School Personnel

For questions about the BMI data entry process, please e-mail Nikki Patterson, or call Nikki at (501) 526-2244


Data/Research Contacts

For questions about ACHI’s Health Data Initiative and research projects, call our directors at 501.526.2244 or email:

  • Kenley Money, MA, MFA, Director, Health Data Initiative (HDI), KMoney@uams.edu
  • Anthony (Tony) Goudie, PhD, Director, Research and Evaluation, agoudie@uams.edu

Contact Staff Members

To contact ACHI staff members, please go to About Us > Staff for email addresses, or telephone 501.526.2244.


All Other Inquiries

Telephone: (501) 526-2244

Fax: (501) 526-2252

Mailing Address:

1401 W Capitol Avenue
Suite 300, Victory Building
Little Rock, AR 72201


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Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
1401 West Capitol
Suite 300 (Victory Building)
Little Rock, AR 72201