The Center for Dissemination & Implementation hosted its annual bootcamp, where 28 expert consultants and 24 investigator teams gathered for a full day of unique consultations.
The Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health recently convened more than 30 HIGH-IRI fellows and more than a dozen faculty from the U.S., Africa, Asia and South America for an annual three-day training event.
Assistant Professor, Philip Marotta‘s research has benefitted from grant funding and other resources from the Center for Dissemination & Implementation, and its initiative, IDDI (Infectious Disease – Dissemination and Implementation Science Initiative). In its second year, IDDI cultivates implementation science research in infectious disease to improve evidence-based prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in St. Louis and beyond.
A network survey among agencies that address cancer risk in rural Missouri and Illinois, conducted by the Brown School and School of Medicine’s Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control, was found to be useful in helping those practitioners identify gaps, plan for how to establish future relationships and strengthen collaboration.
Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar Ginger McKay and colleague, Kneeshee Parkinson, are working together to bring an international program for women living with HIV to St. Louis.
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 […]
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 […]
An editorial commentary, co-authored by Drs. Enola Proctor and Elvin Geng, was recently published in the journal Science; it makes recommendations about how adding a “new lane” of implementation science can improve the way we manage crisis’ like COVID-19 moving forward.
Using an implementation science approach to guide a multi-level program adaptation, Housten’s team is adapting and evaluating the coordinated care model, Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone (EMBRACE), from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, to the St. Louis region.
Allison A. King, MD, PhD, a highly regarded researcher at the WashU School of Medicine, is several years into her six-year, $4.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further her investigations into sickle cell disease.
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.