Module 1: Introduction to Dissemination & Implementation Science

Introduction to Dissemination & Implementation (32 minutes)
Dr. Russ Glasgow, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver

Suggested Readings

  • Bauer MS, Damschroder L, Hagedorn H, Smith J, Kilbourne AM. An introduction to implementation science for the non-specialist. BMC Psychol. 2015;3:32. doi:10.1186/s40359-015-0089-9.
  • Chambers DA, Vinson CA, Norton WE. An orientation to implementation science in cancer. In: Chambers DA, Vinson CA, Norton WE, eds. Advancing the Science of Implementation Across the Cancer Continuum. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2018:3-7.
  • Darnell D, Dorsey CN, Melvin A, Chi J, Lyon AR, Lewis CC. A content analysis of dissemination and implementation science resource initiatives: what types of resources do they offer to advance the field? Implement Sci. 2017;12(1):137. doi:10.1186/s13012-017-0673-x.
  • Kerner J, Glasgow RE, Vinson CA. A history of the National Cancer Institute's support for implementation science across the Cancer Control Continuum: context counts. In: Chambers DA, Vinson CA, Norton WE, eds. Advancing the Science of Implementation Across the Cancer Continuum. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2018:8-20.
  • Mitchell SA, Chambers DA. Leveraging implementation science to improve cancer care delivery and patient outcomes. J Oncol Pract. 2017;13(8):523-529. doi:10.1200/JOP.2017.024729.
  • National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services. Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), PAR-19-274https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-274.html. Published May 8, 2019.
  • Pinnock H, Barwick M, Carpenter CR, et al. Standards for reporting implementation studies (StaRI) statement. BMJ. 2017;356:i6795. doi:10.1136/bmj.i6795.
  • Proctor EK, Powell BJ, Baumann AA, Hamilton AM, Santens RL. Writing implementation research grant proposals: ten key ingredients. Implement Sci. 2012;7:96. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-7-96.

Web Resources

Self-Reflection Questions

  • What changes, if any, would you make to your aims page considering the resources and readings provided–use online resources of funded grants as potential models for thinking through how aims could be revised.