WashU is growing the community of scientists who use D&I research to advance public health

History of innovation

As a leading force in implementation research, WashU is driving change.

Supportive culture

A collegial and collaborative environment welcomes newcomers to Dissemination & Implementation research.

Powerful mentorship

We connect trainees and early-career faculty with leaders in the field.


On average, it takes 17 years for just 14% of original research to make its way to practice.


Through Dissemination & Implementation research, we are making change.


Grow your skills and your network

WUNDIR unites the WashU community, from leading-edge implementation researchers to those newly involved in this field.

At every WUNDIR meeting, I’m reminded of how broad and deep the engagement is within our WashU D&I community. This network offers a great chance to stay connected, which I appreciate now more than ever.

Elvin Geng, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Dissemination & Implementation

News

New study by doctoral student provides overview of frameworks and models to reduce ineffective healthcare services and public health programs (Links to an external site)

New study by doctoral student provides overview of frameworks and models to reduce ineffective healthcare services and public health programs
De-implementation is a process studied in a broad array of disciplines, yet implementation science has thus far been limited in the integration of learnings from other fields. A study led by Callie Walsh-Bailey that was published in Implementation Science offers an overview of frameworks and models that implementation researchers and practitioners can use to inform their […]

Leading the way in D&I research

With one of the largest communities of Dissemination & Implementation investigators, our work makes a singular contribution to the field.

Consultation + Toolkits

Get the support to bring a Dissemination & Implementation lens to your research, from self-service toolkits to personalized consultation on grants and manuscripts.

Training + Education

Whether you’re an experienced researcher or aspiring graduate student, we have a program that can grow your skills in Dissemination & Implementation.