Sarah Bruce Bernal, MA, is a Program Analyst for the Implementation Science Team in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute. She is the Team communication lead, managing all outreach about NCI and IS Team activities, grantsmanship, resources, and supported research.
Sarah leads research training activities including the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) and as of 2018, has launched the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC). She also creates ongoing programming for the Advanced Topics in Implementation Science Webinar series and has delivered other implementation science training internationally, in partnership with NCI’s Center for Global Health and United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Sarah came to NCI from the Food and Drug Administration holding roles in the Immediate Office of the Commissioner and Office of International Programs, where she worked on various projects related to Agency and Center-wide programs, communication, consumer inquiry, international partnerships, and multilateral relations and harmonization efforts. Sarah received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The American University in Washington D.C.
- Farrell MM, La Porta M, Gallagher A, Vinson C, Bernal SB. Research to reality: moving evidence into practice through an online community of practice. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014;11:E78. doi:10.5888/pcd11.130272 .
- Bernal SB. Book review: Divided by borders: Mexican migrants and their children. Gend Soc. 2012;26(2):341-342. doi:10.1177/0891243211410562 .
- Training and Development
- Instructional Design and e-Learning
- Health Communication
- Social Media
- Global Public Health Education