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.
Faculty Scholar and primary investigator, Maura Kepper and team are looking at digital tools as a means to prevent cancer in rural Missouri. The study was funded, in part, by a pilot grant from the Institute for Public Health’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation.
The Translational Science Benefit Model (TSBM) and Implementation Research Institute (IRI) teams worked to develop six imact case studies that showcase the impact of IRI fellows’ and alums’ work, and the impact of the IRI itself as a mentored network.
Offered by the Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health, RAD funding boosts research projects in multiple ways.
Byron Powell, PhD looks forward to his new role as Associate Director for the Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health. We caught up with Powell and asked about his goals for the center and how he plans to lead the new Methods and Metascience Initiative.
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.
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.
We know that the U.S. has been successful in vaccinating those who want the shot however, as we continue to hear about vaccine hesitancy or outright opposition, WashU dissemination and implementation researchers have conducted a study to get to the root of public preference.
Learn to define racism and anti-racism and how an anti-racism approach can refine implementation science’s contributions to health equity research from Derek Griffith, PhD, in this presentation he gave as part of the Center for Dissemination & Implementation’s 2021 Proposal Development Bootcamp.
St. Louis Magazine features the research of Washington University D&I researchers Dr. Rupa Patel and Dr. Alex Ramsey and their quest to understand: How can we use what we already know to make people healthier?
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.
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.
The Center for Dissemination & Implementation at the Institute for Public Health has awarded a pilot grant to fund research aimed at increasing COVID-19 vaccinations among people with mental health and substance use disorders.
The newly NIH-funded Center for Perioperative Mental Health at Washington University has incorporating D&I-science into its proposed approaches. The principal investigators, Drs. Eric Lenze and Michael Avidan and a transdisciplinary team recently opened the new WashU center, the first-ever to focus on urgent mental health issues-such as depression-associated with older adults in the perioperative period.
Moving scientific research results into public health and patient care more quickly could have a significant impact on health equity, finds a new paper from researchers at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Almost every health official, physician or researcher you speak with will agree: COVID-19 testing among every population is essential for informing virus detection, self-isolation, and prevention of onward transmission. Racial disparities related to the COVID-19 epidemic and the associated public health response continue to be discussed, but need further study to understand the modifiable driver […]
Social Determinants of Health work group studies minority populations and their needs during COVID-19 and beyond.