Dispatches from Implementation Science at NCI
Gila Neta| January 2020
On the heels of the 12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation, I find myself reflecting on the essential topic of measurement. (It must be the epidemiologist in me.) Given the theme of the conference, “Raising the bar…
Mindy Clyne| November 2019
There is an urgent need for researchers and implementers of genomic medicine to incorporate implementation science into their translational research efforts. Implementation science is the study of methods to promote the adoption and integration of…
Implementation Science Centers in Cancer Control and Opportunities to Contribute to the Research Agenda
April Oh| October 2019
In the fall of last year, the Implementation Science team was busy developing RFAs to fund a Centers Initiative in Cancer Control. This centers initiative is the National Cancer Institute’s first large centers initiative focused specifically on…
Annabelle Uy| September 2019
Over the years, I have managed the Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs) website and have continued to be interested in how we can enhance the features for practitioner use of the website.
Prajakta Adsul| August 2019
The Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is a multidisciplinary postdoctoral program that trains future leaders in the field of cancer prevention and control.
Wynne E. Norton| July 2019
As we close out another cycle of the Training Institute in Dissemination and Implementation in Cancer (TIDIRC), let's reflect on educational programs in implementation science.
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,…