Dispatches from Implementation Science at NCI

Sun Safety in the Physical Activity Context: Opportunities and Challenges

By: Frank Perna

November 2018

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. The meeting brought together a multidisciplinary group of approximately 30 researchers and practitioners spanning exercise science disciplines, scientific officers of professional organizations, sports apparel and material science experts, engineering and atmospheric scientists, exercise behavior change investigators, skin cancer prevention and dermatology experts, and implementation scientists.

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Collaboration between NCI’s Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs) website and Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Clearinghouse Database


Annabelle Uy


October 2018

On September 2016, a new collaboration was established between NCI’s Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs) website and the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Clearinghouse Database.

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Design thinking and community-based participatory research for Implementation Science


April Oh


September 2018

We need innovation to address our chronic disease burden, and design thinking has emerged as a promising tool.

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Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership


Prajakta Adsul


August 2018

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.

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Where have we been and where should we go?


Gila Neta


July 2018

Building off of our previous efforts to analyze the NCI-funded research portfolio, we recently completed an analysis of dissemination and implementation research funded through the DIRH Program Announcements.

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Trials in Implementation Science


Wynne Norton


June 2018

Clinical trials—and randomized clinical trials in particular—have long been argued as having characteristics that seem at odds with the goals of implementation science.

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