Dissemination and Implementation Science: What is it and Why is it Critical to Translational Science?


Enola Proctor, PhD, MSW

Director, Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health; Director, Center for Mental Health Services Research and Shanti K. Khindka Distinguished Professor at the Brown School

Stephen Bartels, MD, MS

Professor of Geriatrics, and Professor of Psychiatry, Community & Family Medicine, and of Health Policy at The Dartmouth Institute

Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, MPH (Moderator)

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Director, Community Engagement, Institute of Translational Health Sciences, University of Washington

Learning Objectives:

1. Know what dissemination, implementation, implementation science, and dissemination science are
2. Understand the features of Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) research studies, and what makes D&I research studies different from usual clinical trials
3. Be able to identify funding sources for D&I research

Sponsored by:

This webcast was supported in part by CDN’s N2-PBRN, which is an AHRQ-designated Center of Excellence (P30) for Primary Care Practice-based Research and Learning (AHRQ Grant # 1P30-HS-021667). Additional support for today’s webcast was provided by The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), which is supported in part by the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) of the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS Grant # 8 UL1 TR000043).

Slideset –

Dissemination and Implementation Science: What is it and Why is it Critical to Translational Science? PDF

Evaluations –

This webcast is approved for up to 1.0 Prescribed CME/CNE credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Enduring Credits valid until June 19, 2019.


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