Wynne E. Norton, PhD

Dr. Wynne Norton is a Program Officer 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. Within the Division, she assists with the expansion of research activities in implementation science, with a focus on healthcare delivery and de-implementation across the cancer control continuum.

Prior to joining the NCI in July 2015, Dr. Norton was an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was a Fellow in the Implementation Research Institute (2009-2010) and a Scholar in the Mixed Methods Research Training Program (2015). She has received funding from NIH, AHRQ, the Commonwealth Fund, CDC, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Donaghue Foundation.

Dr. Norton is on the editorial board for the journal Implementation Science. She is the founder and former editor of the Implementation Network, a monthly e-newsletter that distributes late-breaking information about implementation science to the research, practice, and policy community. Dr. Norton received her PhD in social psychology from the University of Connecticut (2009).

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  • Implementation science
  • De-implementation
  • Scale-up/spread
  • Meta-research