2020 Implementation Science Consortium in Cancer

Outcomes of the 2020 ISCC Meeting

The 2020 ISCC was a working meeting that focused on short-term and long-term cancer control priorities; challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic; synergies and gaps in the implementation science space across NCI-funded initiatives; and discussion on infrastructures for cross collaboration.

Action Group Overview and Day 1 Recap Slides


Session Videos

Welcome and Overview of ISCC 2020

  • David Chambers – National Cancer Institute
  • Bryan Weiner – University of Washington


Panel Discussion

Synergies, Gaps and Opportunities in IS

  • Moderator: Cam Escoffery – Emory University
  • Mark Doescher – Oklahoma University
    American Indian Collaboration - Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and follow-up through Implementation Science (ACCSIS)
  • Kristie Foley – Wake Forest University
    Implementation Science Centers in Cancer Control (ISC3) and
    Smoking Cessation at Lung Examination: The SCALE collaboration
  • Kimberly Kaphingst – The University of Utah
    Approaches to Identify and Care for Individuals with Inherited Cancer Syndromes
  • Katharine Rendle – University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Population-based Research to Optimize the Screening PRocess (PROSPR)
  • Betsy Rolland – University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Cancer Center Cessation Initiative (C3I)
  • J.D. Smith – University of Utah
    Improving the Management of symPtoms during And following Cancer Treatment (IMPACT)
  • Sujha Subramanian – RTI
    Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and follow-up through Implementation Science (ACCSIS)
  • Stephanie Wheeler – University of North Carolina
    Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN)

Watch these 8 short videosexit disclaimer to learn more about these different federally funded implementation science initiatives represented on the panel.


Virtual Report Out from Day 1 Action Groups


Panel Discussion

Practitioner Perspectives: Considering COVID-19 and IS in Cancer Control

  • Moderator: Rachel Issaka – University of Washington
  • Broderick Crawford – NBC Community Development Organization
  • Jessica Palakshappa – Wake Forest University
  • Rajiv Panikkar  – Geisinger
  • Samuel Takvorian – University of Pennsylvania
  • Vicky Young – South Carolina Primary Care Association


Town Hall

Setting the Stage for IS in Cancer Control in the Coming Year

Prajakta Adsul, MBBS, MPH, PhD
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sarah Bruce Bernal, MA
National Cancer Institute

Heather Brandt, PhD, CHES
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

David Chambers, DPhil
National Cancer Institute

Mindy Clyne, MHS, CGC
National Cancer Institute

Maria Fernandez, PhD
UT Health Science Center, Houston

Kristie Long Foley, PhD
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Simon Craddock Lee, PhD MPH
UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hope Krebill, MSW, BSN, RN
University of Kansas Medical Center

Brian Mittman, PhD
Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Wynne Norton, PhD
National Cancer Institute

April Oh, PhD, MPH
National Cancer Institute

Alanna Kulchak Rahm, PhD, MS, LGC

Donna Shelley, MD, MPH
NYU Langone Health

Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Cynthia Vinson, PhD, MPA
National Cancer Institute

Bryan Weiner, PhD
University of Washington

Stephanie Wheeler, PhD, MPH
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Last Updated
October 29, 2020