PUBLICATION: MT-DIRC Program Increases D&I Skills

Check out how MT-DIRC fellows are increasing skills in D&I! Preliminary findings from the MT-DIRC program, published in a new article entitled Training scholars in dissemination and implementation research for cancer prevention and control: a mentored approach, show improved D&I skills from baseline (start of program) to 6 and 18 months post. In addition, fellows rate the mentoring […]

PUBLICATION: Some of MT-DIRC’s finest come together to talk participatory implementation

Eight MT-DIRC fellows (along with Mentor Ross Brownson) came together and jointly published the article entitled: Participatory implementation science to increase the impact of evidence-based cancer prevention and control. The article was published in Cancer Causes and Control in February 2018. The Fellow Authors include: Shoba Ramanadhan (2014 cohort), Melinda Davis (2016 cohort), Rebecca Armstrong (2015 cohort), Barbara Baquero (2016 cohort), Jennifer Leng […]

PUBLICATION: Moore applies Quality Implementation Framework (QIF) to comprehensive school physical activity program

MT-DIRC fellow Justin Moore recently published The Application of an Implementation Science Framework to Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs: Be a Champion! in Implementation Science. The article, in which Moore first authored, describes the Be A Champion! (a comprehensive school physical activity program or CSPAP) and details implementation across the Quality Implementation Framework (QIF) in […]

PUBLICATION: Salloum’s new systematic review looks at DCE for stakeholder engagement

Ramzi Salloum, PhD (2016 MT-DIRC Fellow) has an exciting new systematic review featured in Implementation Science. In the review, Dr. Salloum along with MT-DIRC Mentor David Chambers and colleagues look at Discrete Choice Experiments used to engage stakeholders as an implementation strategy. Check out the results and the full text article HERE! Dr. Salloum says […]

PUBLICATION: Birken explores how implementation scientists choose theories for their research

Check out this new publication first authored by Fellow Sarah Birken (2014 Cohort) which examined which theories implementation scientists use and the criteria for selecting them. Top 3 theories used: 1) Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), 2) Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (REAIM), and 3) Diffusion of Innovation. Most important criterion for selecting theory: 1)Empirical support, 2) […]