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)

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 […]

How St. Louis is working to end the HIV epidemic (Links to an external site)

Fast-Track Cities is regaining momentum after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Dr. Cory Bradley, the acting co-chair of Fast-Track Cities St. Louis and a post-doctoral research associate in HIV implementation science at Washington University’s Institute of Public Health.

Infectious disease D&I initiative launches (Links to an external site)

A collaborative group from Washington University have launched the Infectious Disease Dissemination and Implementation Science (IDDI) Initiative. Led by Virginia McKay, research assistant professor at the Brown School, the initiative is designed to cultivate local and applied research related to the uptake and implementation of evidence-based innovations, practices, procedures or policies that reduce the spread […]

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Cory Bradley

Cory Bradley’s research focuses on exploring strategies for improving engagement and retention in HIV prevention and treatment, as well as health equity with an explicit focus on the contribution of anti-Black racism to health disparities.

Bringing a Health Equity Lens to Implementation Science Frameworks (Links to an external site)

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At the 13th AcademyHealth Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, a team of Washington University D&I scientists led a workshop about equity and implementation science frameworks. Amongst other things, they shared that it is important for implementation scientists to partner with equity and disparities researchers earlier in the research continuum.