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Implementation Science
    Integrating Science, Practice, and Policy

About Implementation Science

Staff Contact List:

Name Title Projects/Areas of Focus DCCPS Liaison
Laurie Cynkin, MHS
Public Health Advisor/ Communications Specialist Primary Projects: Cancer Trends Progress Report; Cancer Survival Query System; Healthy People Surveillance Research Program (SRP)
Margaret M. Farrell MPH RD Public Health Advisor/ Communications Specialist Primary Projects: Research to Reality (R2R) Community of Practice; Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership  n/a
Gila Neta, PhD, MPP
Program Officer Areas/Primary Projects: Research design; Evidence Integration; Dissemination and Implementation Funding Opportunities; Dissemination and Implementation Science Training Epidemiology & Genomics Research Program (EGRP)
Arshon Parker
Project Manager/Contractor Areas/Primary Projects:   Research Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs); Project Management n/a
Siobhan Phillips, PhD, MPH
Cancer Prevention Fellow-NCI Areas/Primary Projects: Physical activity; Aging; Cancer survivorship; Multiple chronic conditions; Patient reported outcomes; Systems thinking in public health; Research design; Dissemination and Implementation of behavioral interventions; My Own Health Report n/a
Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts, MA, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Health Scientist/Medical Anthropologist and Social Worker Areas/Primary Projects: Primary care integration with public health, Primary care quality, Behavioral health, Multiple chronic conditions, Patient reported data, Pragmatic research, My Own Health Report Project, Social justice/health equity, Context and Research, Adherence/self-management, Qualitative and mixed methods, Culture and health

Applied Research Program

Michael Sanchez, MPH, CHES
Public Health Advisor Areas/Primary Projects: Global health; Systems science; Transdisciplinary cancer control research; Program evaluation; Evidence-based public health practice; eHealth and Web 2.0; Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T.; Research to Reality(R2R); and  Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network(CPCRN); Implementation Science website Behavioral Research Program (BRP)
Annabelle Uy, MS
Program Analyst Areas/Primary Projects: Research Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs); Implementation science initiatives; Collaboration Office of Cancer Survivorship (OCS)
Cynthia A. Vinson, PhD, MPA
Public Health Advisor Areas/Primary Projects:  Dissemination and Implementation Funding Opportunities; National Comprehensive Cancer National Partnership; Annual Dissemination and Implementation Research Conference; Training Institute on Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) Environmental and Genomics Research Program (EGRP)

Last Updated: November 7, 2013

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