The Implementation Science team is housed within the Office of the Director (OD) in the Division for Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Collectively, we work with a variety of researchers, practitioners and policymakers in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship as well as other related health areas.

David Chambers, DPhil

Deputy Director for Implementation Science

David Chambers


  • Intervention adaptation/evolvability
  • Sustainability
  • Learning healthcare systems
  • Implementation research networks
  • De-implementation

Prema S. Bhattacharjee, MPH

Cancer Research Training Award Fellow

Prema Bhattacharjee Headshot

Karen Emmons, PhD

Senior Advisor for Implementation Science

Karen Emmons

April Oh, PhD, MPH

Senior Advisor for Implementation Science

Wynne E. Norton

Cynthia A. Vinson, PhD, MPA

Senior Advisor for Implementation Science

Cynthia Vinson

Dual Appointed Staff

Last Updated
August 19, 2021