Spring Session (March 2022)

2022 Spring Annual Training Institute Agenda

Pre-Institute Materials

Monday, March 7, 2022

Generalizing In Implementation Science”

Recorded Lectures:

  1. 1. Ross Brownson: “Sharpening The Focus on External Validity”
    1. Supported Readings
    2. Huebschmann AG, Leavitt IM, Glasgow RE. Making Health Research Matter: A Call to Increase Attention to External Validity. Annu Rev Public Health. 2019 Apr 1;40:45-63. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040218-043945. Epub 2019 Jan 21. PMID: 30664836.
    3. Green LW, Glasgow RE. Evaluating the Relevance, Generalization, and Applicability of Research: Issues in External Validation and Translation Methodology. Evaluation & the Health Professions. 2006;29(1):126-153. doi:10.1177/0163278705284445 
    4. Windle M, Lee HD, Cherng ST, Lesko CR, Hanrahan C, Jackson JW, McAdams-DeMarco M, Ehrhardt S, Baral SD, D’Souza G, Dowdy DW. From Epidemiologic Knowledge to Improved Health: A Vision for Translational Epidemiology. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Dec 31;188(12):2049-2060. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwz085. PMID: 30927354; PMCID: PMC8045479.
  2. 2. Elvin Geng: “Generalizing & Context – Tools and Heuristics for Implementation Researchers”
    1. Supported Readings
    1. Westreich D, Edwards JK, Lesko CR, Cole SR, Stuart EA. Target validity and the hierarchy of study designs. American journal of epidemiology. 2019 Feb 1;188(2):438-43.
    2. Geng EH, Baumann AA, Powell BJ. Mechanism mapping to advance research on implementation strategies. PLoS Medicine. 2022 Feb 8;19(2):e1003918.
    3. Rothman KJ, Greenland S. Causation and causal inference in epidemiology. American journal of public health. 2005 Jul;95(S1):S144-50.
    4. Mehrotra ML, Petersen ML, Geng EH. Understanding HIV Program Effects: A Structural Approach to Context Using the Transportability Framework. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019;82 Suppl 3(Suppl 3):S199-S205. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000002202
  3. 3. Andrew Kambugu: “Applying Implementation Evidence – Perspectives From An Implementer
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

“Implementation Outcomes and Their Measurement”

Recorded Lectures:

  1. 1. Rani Elwy: “Implementation Outcomes – Acceptability”
    1. Supported Readings
    1. Proctor E, Silmere H, Raghavan R, Hovmand P, Aarons G, Bunger A, Griffey R, Hensley M. Outcomes for implementation research: conceptual distinctions, measurement challenges, and research agenda. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2011 Mar;38(2):65-76. doi: 10.1007/s10488-010-0319-7.
    2. Weiner BJ, Lewis CC, Stanick C, Powell BJ, Dorsey CN, Clary AS, Boynton MH, Halko H. Psychometric assessment of three newly developed implementation outcome measures. Implement Sci. 2017 Aug 29;12(1):108. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0635-3. 
    3. Solís Arce, J.S., Warren, S.S., Meriggi, N.F. et al. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in low- and middle-income countries. Nat Med 27, 1385–1394 (2021).
  2. 2. Doug Luke: “If You Build it, Will it Stick Around? – Lessons Learned While Developing New Measures of Sustainability in Public Health & Clinical Settings”
    1. Supported Readings
    2. Malone, S., Prewitt, K., Hackett, R. et al. The Clinical Sustainability Assessment Tool: measuring organizational capacity to promote sustainability in healthcare. Implement Sci Commun 2, 77 (2021).
    3. Rachel C. Shelton, Brittany Rhoades Cooper, Shannon Wiltsey Stirman. The Sustainability of Evidence Based Interventions and Practices in Public Health and Health Care. Annual Review of Public Health 2018 39:1, 55-76
  1. 3. Ana Baumann: “The Framework for Reporting Adaptations & Modifications to Evidence-Based Implementation Strategies (FRAME-IS)”
    1. Supported Readings
    1. Wiltsey Stirman, S., Baumann, A.A. & Miller, C.J. The FRAME: an expanded framework for reporting adaptations and modifications to evidence-based interventions. Implementation Sci 14, 58 (2019).
    2. Miller, C., Barnett, M.L., Baumann, A.A. et al. The FRAME-IS: a framework for documenting modifications to implementation strategies in healthcare. Implementation Sci 16, 36 (2021).
    3. Miller, CJ, Wiltsey-Stirman, S, Baumann, AA. Iterative Decision-making for Evaluation of Adaptations (IDEA): A decision tree for balancing adaptation, fidelity, and intervention impact. J Community Psychol. 2020; 48: 1163– 1177.

Implementer Think Tank:

Meet The Panelists

Friday, March 11, 2022

“Strategy Highlights”

Recorded Lectures:

  1. 1. JoAnn Kirchner: “Implementation Facilitation”
    1. Supported Readings
    2. Domenech Rodríguez, M. M., Baumann, A. A., Vázquez, A. L., Amador-Buenabad, N. G., Franceschi Rivera, N., Ortiz-Pons, N., & Parra-Cardona, J. R. (2018). Scaling out evidence-based interventions outside the U.S. mainland: Social justice or Trojan horse? Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 6(4), 329–344. 
    3. Dorsey, S., Gray, C.L., Wasonga, A.I. et al. Advancing successful implementation of task-shifted mental health care in low-resource settings (BASIC): protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial. BMC Psychiatry 20,10 (2020).
  2. 2. Juliet Iwelunmor: “Crowdsourcing for Community/Youth Engaged Research”
    1. Supported Readings
    1. Iwelunmor J, Ezechi O, Obiezu-Umeh C, Gbaja-Biamila T, Nwaozuru U, Oladele D, et al. (2020) The 4 youth by youth HIV self-testing crowdsourcing contest: A qualitative evaluation. PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233698
    2. Iwelunmor J, Ezechi O, Obiezu-Umeh C, Gbaja-Biamila T, Adesola Z. Musa, et al. Enhancing HIV Self-Testing Among Nigerian Youth: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of the 4 Youth by Youth Study Using Crowdsourced Youth-Led Strategies. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. Feb 2022.64-72
    3. Tahlil, K.M., Obiezu-Umeh, C., Gbajabiamila, T. et al. A designathon to co-create community-driven HIV self-testing services for Nigerian youth: findings from a participatory event. BMC Infect Dis 21505 (2021).
  3. 3. Rajesh Vedanthan: “Health Systems Design & Quality Improvement”
    1. Supported Readings
    2. Vedanthan R, Kamano JH, Bloomfield GS, Manji I, Pastakia S, Kimaiyo SN. Engaging the Entire Care Cascade in Western Kenya: A Model to Achieve the Cardiovascular Disease Secondary Prevention Roadmap Goals. Glob Heart. 2015;10(4):313-317. doi:10.1016/j.gheart.2015.09.003
    3. Tran, Dan & Manji, Imran & Njuguna, Benson & Kamano, Jemima & Laktabai, Jeremiah & Tonui, Edith & Vedanthan, Rajesh & Pastakia, Sonak. (2020). Solving the problem of access to cardiovascular medicines: Revolving fund pharmacy models in rural western Kenya. BMJ Global Health. 5. e003116. 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003116.
    4. Vedanthan, R., Kumar, A., Kamano, J. H., Chang, H., Raymond, S., Too, K., … Kimaiyo, S. (2020). Effect of Nurse-Based Management of Hypertension in Rural Western Kenya. Global Heart, 15(1), 77.
    5. Lee, E. S., Vedanthan, R., Jeemon, P., Kamano, J. H., Kudesia, P., Rajan, V., … & Moran, A. E. (2016). Quality improvement for cardiovascular disease care in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review. PLoS One, 11(6), e0157036.