Dispatches from Implementation Science at NCI
The Dispatches from Implementation Science at NCI blog discusses the integration of implementation science into research across the cancer control continuum to improve the relevance to healthcare systems and population and public health. Blog dispatches are typically released monthly.
Recent Dispatch from Implementation Science at NCI
Implementing Precision Population Health: Delivering on prevention for people with hereditary cancer syndromes
Katrina A.B. Goddard| January 2023
Precision health means that healthcare services and interventions are tailored to the needs and circumstances for individuals, and it has the potential to greatly improve cancer health outcomes.
Reflections of a Cancer Prevention Fellow with the Implementation Science Team and the Center for Global Health
Margarita Correa-Mendez| September 2022
Two years ago, I joined the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, a life-changing opportunity that has transformed my scientific career.
Cynthia A. Vinson| July 2022
I can’t believe that it has been nine months since we held the last Consortium for Cancer Implementation Science (CCIS)! The adage that “time flies when you are having fun” holds true for me in…
Aubrey Van Kirk Villalobos| June 2022
It has been a little more than a year since I joined the Implementation Science (IS) team at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a health scientist. My focus is primarily on advancing the involvement of practitioners in IS to enhance the…
Sabrina Oasan| April 2022
As part of my Master of Public Health degree requirement, I had to complete a fellowship that would result in two final products benefitting my applied practice experience. As a Grants Manager, with a passion for public health, at NCI, I was…
Wynne E. Norton| March 2022
Implementation trials often use experimental (i.e., randomized controlled trials; RCTs) study designs to test the impact of implementation strategies on implementation outcomes, service outcomes, and/or patient-level outcomes.
Gila Neta| February 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has made palpable the importance of focusing on implementation (and especially equitable implementation) and of taking a global perspective to population health. So, I was delighted to work with NCI’s…
Ariella Korn| October 2021
My interest in IS builds on my background in public health nutrition, community-level interventions, community/stakeholder engagement, and systems science approaches.
Amy Kennedy| September 2021
While health disparities have persisted over time across nearly all maladies, the unified call from researchers and the public alike to understand and eliminate these disparities in an effort to achieve health equity has become urgent as the world…
Expanding Engagement in the Consortium for Cancer Implementation Science (CCIS) through New Funding Opportunity
Cynthia A. Vinson| August 2021
Two years ago, NCI launched the Consortium for Cancer Implementation Science (formerly the Implementation Science Consortium in Cancer). I shared information about the Consortium in my blog in November 2020 and am excited to provide an update.