The Role of Policy in Implementation Science and Health Equity

September 7, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us for The Role of Policy in Implementation Science and Health Equity with Dr. Karen Emmons of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. This event is part of the Dissemination & Implementation Seminar Series, which features leaders in the field to speak on a variety of relevant and timely topics.

Learning objectives:

  1. Explore ways in which implementation science might extend to policy as an implementation strategy
  2. Identify opportunities for developing the methods and measures needed for policy implementation science
  3. Examine the role of policy implementation in addressing equity


This event will take place virtually via Zoom webinar. Please register to receive your unique link to attend.

About the Speaker

Karen Emmons, PhD
Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 Karen Emmons is a behavioral scientist with a strong track record of funded research in community-based approaches to cancer prevention in a variety of settings that serve under-resourced communities, including low income housing and community health centers. Her work targets a range of cancer risk factors, including nutrition, physical activity, sun exposure, tobacco and second-hand smoke exposure, and cancer screening. Her research teams have included interdisciplinary perspectives on cancer risk reduction and health disparities, with a focus on multiple cancer risk behaviors. 

The D&I seminar series is sponsored by the Insitute for Public Health’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation.