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


IS-2 Hosts 2023 Summer Institute in St. Louis (Links to an external site)

This summer, researchers from across the U.S. gathered in St. Louis for the second Institute for Implementation Science Scholars (IS-2) in-person Institute. The Institute, which is a core component of the IS-2 mentored training program, was held in St. Louis at Washington University’s Bauer Hall (learn more about the first Institute here). In total, over 50 IS-2 Scholars, […]

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.