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.
Paul B. Jacobsen| May 2019
Being a relative newcomer to implementation science, Paul Jacobson is still learning about this field’s many contributions to the development of methods for promoting widespread adoption and integration of evidence-based practices, interventions,…
Cynthia A. Vinson| April 2019
This past week, our team had a strategic planning retreat that was designed to build on our previous work, challenge our current assumptions, and focus on developing new projects. We were asked to approach the retreat in a new way. Instead of trying…
Margaret Farrell MPH| March 2019
The NCI Implementation Science Team takes seriously our mission to advance the science of implementation and integrate implementation science within the broader cancer control and population sciences context.
Gila Neta| February 2019
There is significant evidence about the multiple risk factors for cancer and other chronic diseases, including the influence of diet, physical activity, tobacco use, and other exposures. However, many people still struggle to make healthy choices,…
Frank Perna| November 2018
I organized the NCI Exercise Science and Skin Cancer Prevention Research meeting to advance implementation science regarding skin cancer prevention among physically active people.
Collaboration Between NCI’s RTIPs Website And Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Clearinghouse Database
Annabelle Uy| October 2018
On September 2016, a new collaboration was established between NCI’s RTIPS website and the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative Clearinghouse Database.
April Oh| September 2018
We need innovation to address our chronic disease burden, and design thinking has emerged as a promising tool.
Prajakta Adsul| August 2018
The Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partnership (CCCNP) was formed in 1998 as a collaborative group of national organizations working in the field of cancer control to build and strengthen CCC efforts across the nation.
Gila Neta| July 2018
In an effort to analyze the NCI-funded research portfolio, we completed an analysis of dissemination and implementation research funded through the DIRH Program Announcements.
Wynne E. Norton| June 2018
Clinical trials—and randomized clinical trials in particular—have long been argued as having characteristics that seem at odds with the goals of implementation science.