Dispatches from Implementation Science at NCI
By: Prajakta Adsul
The Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is a postdoctoral program that trains future leaders in the field of cancer prevention and control. Selected through a competitive process, the program is truly multidisciplinary in that it brings researchers from basic biology, clinical, behavioral, epidemiological, and social sciences to develop and further refine their focus on cancer prevention.
Paul B. Jacobsen
Being a relative newcomer to implementation science, I am still learning about this field’s many contributions to the development of methods for promoting widespread adoption and integration of evidence-based practices, interventions, and policies.
This past week, our team had a strategic planning retreat that was designed to build on our previous work, challenge our current assumptions, and focus on developing new projects.
The NCI Implementation Science Team takes seriously our mission to advance the science of implementation and integrate implementation science within the broader cancer control and population sciences context.
In response to this major public health problem, a variety of intervention programs are being implemented by governments and NGOs across the globe to distribute and encourage the use of cleaner cooking technologies.
Earlier this fall, I had the honor of organizing the NCI Exercise Science and Skin Cancer Prevention Research meeting on September 26-27, 2018, in Rockville, MD.
Collaboration between NCI’s Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs) website and Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Clearinghouse Database
We need innovation to address our chronic disease burden, and design thinking has emerged as a promising tool.
As defined by the CDC, Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) is an approach that brings together key partners and organizations to develop a plan to reduce the numbers of community members that develop and are diagnosed with cancer.