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.
Pete DelNero| May 2021
Two years ago, I attained the dream of becoming a cancer prevention fellow. I entered the Shady Grove campus as a biomedical engineer, and my enthusiasm for public health brought me to the Implementation Science (IS) team.
Advancing Implementation Science in Global Cancer Control: Lessons Learned from a PAHO Cervical Cancer Meeting
Dr. Antoinette Percy-Laurry| April 2021
I was offered the opportunity to contribute to global cancer control work when I spent much of 2019 working on a detail at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), one of six regional offices of the World Health Organization (WHO). PAHO…
Gila Neta| March 2021
When we first launched the Implementation Science Consortium in Cancer in July 2019, we identified economic evaluation and measuring costs as a key gap area in the field. Namely, how can we tease apart the costs of our implementation strategies from…
Mindy Clyne| February 2021
Prevention and Early Detection of Hereditary Cancers is one of 12 key initiatives included in the Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) report that launched NCI’s Cancer Moonshot. Utilization of implementation science (IS) methods and tools was identified as an…
April Oh| January 2021
There has been an urgency in prioritization of health equity from the broader public and from our own research and practice community. As an implementation science (IS) community, this new year is an opportunity to actively engage in how we tackle…
Cynthia A. Vinson| November 2020
It feels like every project this year has had to clear a COVID hurdle, and the 2020 Implementation Science Consortium in Cancer (ISCC) is no different. The 2nd annual ISCC was intended to be a transition of leadership from NCI to the Implementation…
Mindy Clyne| September 2020
COVID-19 has shed light on the importance of scaling up implementation science capacity, notably in precision health research, where successful implementation of interventions is needed at the population level.
Ali Abazeed| August 2020
Being a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) serves as a special opportunity to engage in public service at the highest levels and work with talented, multidisciplinary individuals, including those with NCI’s Implementation Science Team.
Wynne E. Norton| July 2020
This breakout group from the inaugural Implementation Science Consortium in Cancer (ISCC) conference last year focused on the intersection of implementation science and rapid cycle research (RCR).
Sarah Bruce Bernal| June 2020
Supporting the IS Team's digital footprint has given me insight into growing an online presence, using data to meet our audience's needs, and understanding the value of an engaged community.