Wynne E. Norton, PhD

Wynne Norton, Ph.D., is a program director for the Implementation Science Team in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Within the Division, she assists with the expansion of research activities in implementation science, focusing on health care delivery and de-implementation across the cancer control continuum.

Before joining the NCI in July 2015, Dr. Norton was an assistant professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was a fellow in the Implementation Research Institute (2009–2010) and a scholar in the Mixed Methods Research Training Program (2015). She has received funding from NIH, AHRQ, the Commonwealth Fund, CDC, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Donaghue Foundation.

Dr. Norton is on the editorial board for the journal Implementation Science. She received her Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Connecticut (2009).

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  • Implementation science
  • De-implementation
  • Cancer care delivery
  • Implementation science training programs